Applied Photonics Ltd is a UK company specialising in technology based on Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS). Since the company's formation in 1998, we have been supplying a range of LIBS products including bench-top, portable, fibre-optic, stand-off and custom-designed systems. We also offer specialist services including contract R&D, feasibility studies, LIBS-based remote material characterisation services to the nuclear industry, and full design and build projects.

Security & Protection
Applications of LIBS
Modular LIBS systems
LIBS liquids analyser
Gen 4 stand-off LIBS system Security applications of LIBS. Read more... LIBSCAN head Modular LIBSCAN™ system launched. Read more... SC-LQ2 sample chamber Compact, modular sample chamber for the analysis of liquids and slurries. Read more...
CAD model of Gen 4 LIBSCAN system LIBS-8 module LIBS-6™ and LIBS-8™ integrated LIBS modules launched. Read more... SC-LQ2 sample chamber  
LIBS-8 module LIBSCAN 25™ compact, modular LIBS system launched. Read more...


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How LIBS works

How LIBS works Heard about LIBS but don’t know how it works? Read more...

Design & Build Services

Design & Build Services

We offer a more generic Design & Build service, specialising in laboratory apparatus, experimental prototypes and devices. Read more...

A capabilities datasheet can be downloaded here