Multiple-sensor detection (CCDs, diode arrays) An avenue to avoid interference and ambiguity
Sample For the following unit operations: 1.Blending 2.Coating 3.Drying 4.Granulation 5.Roller Compaction 6.On-Line Content Uniformity The Sample is Moving!
Resolution & Spectral Range How much resolution do you need? What are spectral signatures of the materials you are looking at typically in the NIR spectral range? What spectral range is adequate?
NIR Diode Array Specifications No of PixelsSpectral Range nm Resolution nm * Standard InGaAs – 1.7 micron * Most popular choice
NIR Diode Array Specifications No of PixelsSpectral Range nm Resolution nm * ** Extended InGaAs – 2.2 micron * Most popular choice ** Not readily available
Other Desirable Features Ruggedness Diode Array spectrometers have no moving parts Ease of use Low Maintenance
Unique Features of CDI NIRS Automated built in references for wavelength and amplitude, can add customer specific references Do not have to remove from vessel to do OQ, can be done on the fly, even during experiment Meets USP 1119 specifications-generates report Dual redundant light source All in one package, Class I Div II, EP available
Instrument Rating Pentagon Score: 0 = low; 5 = high Cost Robustness Index Ease of use Richness of data Speed of Acquisition