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9 June 2022
analytica 2022 - World's Leading Trade Fair for laboratory technology, analysis and biotechnology

Join us at analytica 2022 - World's Leading Trade Fair for laboratory technology, analysis, biotechnology and analytica conference. We will demonstrate the variety of artphotonics' high-performance spectroscopy products including the latest fiber optic probes and fiber probe couplers.  Visit our Booth #214 in Hall A2,  at Trade Fair Center Messe München, from June 21-24, 2022 REGISTER NOW

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17 May 2022
The Present and Future of Process Spectroscopy –

making sure your techniques are fit for purpose Dear Friends, Dr. Slava Artyushenko - the President & CEO of art photonics GmbH will provide a presentation on "Advances in spectral analyser technology: Fibre spectroscopy tools for process Analysis" atthe first in a series of awareness sessions that will focus on different aspects of the use of process spectroscopy techniques, on Tuesday 31st, May […]

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4 October 2022
Photonics Days Berlin Brandenburg

You´re welcome to visit us at our booth B23 at Photonics Days. Photonics Days 2022 will bring the regional and international photonics community together as well as connecting participants from different sectors and regions, to facilitate cooperation that drives innovation creating value for new Photonics-based value chains together.

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19 September 2022
SCIX 2022

We invite you to our art photonics booth #412 at SciX 2022 conference October 2-7, 2022 in Covington, Kentucky. We´re presenting our new featured optical fibers and optical fiber probes reaching from UV to Mid-IR. SciX, presented by FACSS, is a leading conference for analytical chemists. SciX has a unique blend of technical sessions covering […]

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About Our Company
art photonics GmbH, founded in Berlin in September 1998, is one of the worldwide leaders in development and production of specialty fiber products for a broad spectrum from 300 nm to 16 µm. Unique technologies of Polycrystalline Mid InfraRed (PIR-) fibers and Metal coated Silica fibers are used for assembly of various spectroscopy probes for medical diagnostics and industrial process control, in volume production of fiber for medical and industrial lasers, for different fiber bundles, etc.

Development of the novel hook-shaped ATR probes

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19 February 2020

Within the MIRACLE project, art photonics GmbH developed the first prototypes of the unique hook-shaped fiber optic MIR probe for arthroscopy. The innovative MIR hook probe is based on the optical system of fibers and mirrors and satisfied the strict requirements from clinicians: tiny diameter (less than 3 mm), biocompatible materials and 90o angle hook shape. The above-mentioned features allow to reach distinct areas of cartilage for manual probing during the arthroscopy.

Two technical designs were engineered by art photonics. The first design enables multiple use of the probe due to high-resistant diamond tip. Second design solves the problem of low signal due to extra-sensitive disposable fiber loop on the end for single-time measurement.

The both prototypes were extensively tested together with consortium partners University of Eastern Finland on cartilage samples in Kuopio and showed reliable performance in recognition of crucial spectral markers of osteoarthritis.

The hook-shaped probe is essential part of the clinical device to be built in cooperation with technical partners as OptoPrecision GmbH, Nanoplus GmbH, IRIS and Norwegian University of Life Sciences and conform with the European Medical Device Regulation EU 2017/745.

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