Vaya

The Agilent Vaya handheld Raman spectrometer system combines conventional handheld Raman spectrometer technology with spatially offset Raman spectroscopy (SORS) for analysis. The SORS handheld Raman spectrometer technology verifies raw material identity without interference from the container or liner, minimizing fluorescence.

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Availability: Commercially Available

Matthew Bloomfield, Ph.D.
Sales Manger for Raman Spectroscopy
matthew.bloomfield@agilent.com
+1 703 251 4865
11951 Freedom Drive, Suite 1319
Reston, VA 20190
USA
www.cobaltlight.com
Manufacturer
Agilent Technologies
Product Name
Vaya
Detection Category
Chemical; Explosives
Detection Principle
Molecular Spectroscopy;
Detection Method
Raman Spectroscopy;
Application
Bulk Analysis;Emergency Response;Screening;
Equipment Type
Instrument
Product Synopsis
The Agilent Vaya handheld Raman spectrometer system combines conventional handheld Raman spectrometer technology with spatially offset Raman spectroscopy (SORS) for analysis. The SORS handheld Raman spectrometer technology verifies raw material identity without interference from the container or liner, minimizing fluorescence.
Availability
Commercially Available
Technology Readiness Level (TRL)
9
Market Entry Date
Fall 2020
User Feedback Sources
Indifferent/No user feedback
Dimensions
5 x 2.4 x 10.1 in (12.7 x 6 x 25.7 cm)
Weight
<5 Lbs.; 1.62 kg (3.6 lbs.)
Power Requirements
Lithium Battery; two batteries (4 hours)
Noise Produced
Negligible
Transportability
Handheld
Ruggedness
Vibration/Shock;
Operating Conditions
–5 to 35 °C (23 to 95°F), <95% RH
Consumables
<$1,000/year; sample vials
Solvents/Reagents
None
Calibration Schedule
Built-in autocalibration
Suggested Routine Maintenance
Minimal
Available Accessories
Hand strap; shoulder strap; bottle adapters; vial holder
Data Analysis Support Equipment
Software
Communications Interface
2D-barcode reader, Wi-Fi, USB 2.0, RJ-45 ethernet
Expected Operational Life
Indefinite
Shelf Life
>5 years
Maintenance Cost
Minimal
Tested For Chemical Agents
Amenable based on technology
Tested For ITF-25 TIC/TIMs
Amenable based on technology
Tested For Explosives
Amenable based on technology
Tested For Narcotics
Amenable based on technology
Other Chemical Targets
Amenable based on technology
Adaptability
Yes, user can add new targets to detector with support using PC software
Sample Introduction
Liquid;Solid;
Sensitivity/Detection Limits
Bulk; mg; g; %
False Positive Rates
<1%
False Negative Rates
<1%
Start Up Time (From Cold Start To Sample Ready)
Minutes
Response Time (Sample Application To Output)
<5 minutes
Total Run Time
Sample dependent
Software Control
On-board; PC
Other Operational Parameters
830 nm laser (class 3B); spectral range 350 to 2000 cm–1; Windows 10 operating system
Training Required
<1 day training
Training Available
Yes
Manuals Available
Yes
Warranties
Yes
IATA Shipping Restrictions
Yes; Lithium-ion battery
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XML, PDF
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CUSTOMER REVIEWS

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The opinions expressed are the author’s own and do not reflect the view of the United States Government nor any Department thereof.

Mohamed

Outstanding through barrier feature, quick and easy to use


Educational, training, and experiential background: Pharmaceutical

Extent of experience with the product: Greater than one-year hands-on experience.

Posted on: Oct 11, 2020

  • Ease Of Use: 5/5
  • Durability: 5/5
  • Reliability: 5/5
  • Customer Support: 5/5