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Axetris Infrared Sources

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Pacer International has signed an agreement with Swiss company Leister Process Technologies to distribute their Axetris range of infrared light sources for gas sensing applications in the mid-infrared range.

Axetris IR sources are suited for compact IR gas detection modules where a high emissivity, high reliability and low power consumption are key requirements. Axetris IR sources are micro-machined, electrically modulated thermal infrared emitters featuring black body radiation characteristics, low power consumption, high emissivity and a long lifetime.

The patented design is based on a resistive heating element integrated onto a thin dielectric membrane which is suspended on a micro-machined silicon structure. All products are manufactured at Axetris’ micro-technology clean room facilities in central Switzerland.