From Framework to Particle Sensing

How we Derive Applications from our Quantum Photonic Framework

At Q.ANT, we are all about brin­ging exci­ting develop­ments in Quantum Technology to the mar­ket — one app­li­ca­ti­on and imple­men­ta­ti­on at a time. Our Par­ti­cle Sensors are the first to hit the streets, and are see­ing huge inte­rest by the com­mu­ni­ty in the che­mi­cal, bio­tech and mate­ri­als indus­tries. Find out below how our sensors deli­ver value in each par­ti­cu­lar set­ting. Or, down­load our par­ti­cle sen­sing one-pager direct­ly here.

Par­ti­cle Sen­sing OnePager

Chemical Industry

Real time, in process control of particle size and shape result in increased efficiency and quality

For the che­mi­cal indus­try, par­ti­cle size and shape, and the detec­tion of unwan­ted agglo­me­ra­tes, are important qua­li­ty indi­ca­tors for inter­me­dia­te and final pro­ducts. Whe­ther gene­ra­ted by pre­ci­pi­ta­ti­on, poly­me­ri­sa­ti­on or car­b­onyl reac­tions, the pro­duc­t’s per­for­mance is stron­gly influ­en­ced by par­ti­cle size, spe­ci­fic sur­face and shape. Q.ANT Par­ti­cle Sensors make it easier to retrie­ve tho­se para­me­ters in pro­cess in real time, allowing tigh­ter con­trol of results, less was­te, hig­her pro­duct qua­li­ty and pro­cess efficiency. 

Biotech Industry

Improving the yield of bioreactors, one cell at a time

More and more sub­s­tan­ces important for our ever­y­day lives are gene­ra­ted in bio­re­ac­tors. Thight con­trol of para­me­ters such as tem­pe­ra­tu­re, pH or dis­sol­ved gases is rou­ti­nely app­lied. Q.ANT Par­ti­cle Sensors add to that a direct mea­su­re­ment of the reac­tor’s ope­ra­ting point by loo­king clo­se­ly at sizes and shapes of the orga­nisms. Bac­te­ria, yeasts, fun­gi or algae repro­du­ce along a cha­rac­te­ris­tic growth cur­ve, which can be asses­sed using our par­ti­cle shape clas­si­fi­ca­ti­on capa­bi­li­ties. In down­stream pro­ces­ses, the effi­ci­en­cy of cell dis­rup­ti­on can also be mea­su­red direct­ly. As a result, the yield of the over­all pro­cess is improved.

Materials Industry

Improved process control for primary and secondary materials

For pri­ma­ry and secon­da­ry raw mate­ri­als, whe­ther used in con­struc­tion or as sub­s­tan­ces for fur­ther refi­ning, gra­nu­la­ri­ty is an important qua­li­ty fac­tor. They under­go various mil­ling, cyclo­ne sepa­ra­ti­on, sie­ving, bur­ning, disper­sing and trans­por­ta­ti­on pro­ces­ses during tre­at­ment. They react, agglo­me­ra­te or form coa­tings. Par­ti­cle size dis­tri­bu­ti­on and par­ti­cle shape are important fac­tors influ­en­cing the effi­ci­en­cy of down­stream pro­ces­ses. Ana­ly­zing them on-line, in real time, gives pro­du­cers vital effi­ci­en­cy gains, redu­ced was­te, hig­her over­all qua­li­ty and thus a com­pe­ti­ti­ve advantage. 

ETAP One­Pager

Quantum technology for your industry — our ETAP program

Take advan­ta­ge of our techno­logical lead and secu­re yourself your lea­ding posi­ti­on in the world of tomor­row. Our tailor made Ear­ly Technology Access pro­gram redu­ces the time to mar­ket for your innovations.