Applications and industries


Applications Measured Parameters Status
Transversal applications / Instrumentation Companies
Sensors for analytical equipment • pH
• Ions (NH4+, NO3-, K+, Na+, Cl-, Mg2+, CO32-, Ca2+…)
On Market since 2001
Fluorescence sensors Several Research
Autonomous sensors - Research
Wireless sensors - Research
Pharmaceutical and Agro-alimentary Industry: control and process automation 

• Cleanliness state of production line

• Quality Control of final product

• Fraud detection

Electronic tongue (classification, quality control)

• Cleanliness (impedance)
• Conductivity
• Temperature
• ORP
• pH
• Ions (NH4+, NO3-, K+, Na+, Cl-, Mg2+, CO32-, Ca2+…)
Industrialization
• DQO Research
Food and Beverage Industry: analytical control, organoleptic features 

Wine analytical control

 

 • Electronic tongue (wine classification: Grape variety, Year of production, DO, GI)

• ORP
• pH
• Conductivity
• Ions (NH4+, NO3-, K+, Na+, Cl-, Mg2+, CO32-, Ca2+…)
• Volatile acidity
Industrialization
• Alcohol
• VAD
• Degrees Brix
• Pesticides
Development
Environmental: control and process automation 

• Sewage treatment plants (industries, industrial estates or cities).

• Dumping (water reuse).

• Environmental Contamination.

• Quality control of water distribution networks.

ORP
pH
Conductivity
Ions (NH4+, NO3-, K+, Na+, Cl-, Mg2+, CO32-, Ca2+…)
DO
Industrialization
• DQO
• Heavy metals (Cu2+, Pb2+, Ag+, Cd2+, As3+)
• Pollutant detection by optical techniques (interferometry)
• Pesticides
Research
Clinical Diagnostic: blood and urine analysis
Clinical Diagnosis • pH
• Ions (NH4+, K+, Na+, Ca2+…)
Industrialization
• Several metabolites and bio-molecules (glucose, urea, control of metabolic reactions, immunoreactions…) Research
Chemical Industry
Ultraviolet sensors • Level curing epoxy resins
• Fire detection
Development
Lighting
• LED’s (display lighting) based nanocrystals Development