Bruker Acquires Anasys Instruments

Bruker has announced that it has acquired the privately held Anasys Instruments, headquartered in Santa Barbara, California. Anasys is a market leader in the field of photothermal IR spectroscopy from the nanoscale to the sub-micron and macro scale. They offer innovative products and solutions that measure spatially varying physical and chemical properties with nanoscale spatial resolution in a diverse range of fields, including polymers, 2D materials, materials science, life science and micro-electronics industry.

This acquisition adds to Bruker’s portfolio of Raman and FTIR spectrometers, as well as to its nanoscale surface science instruments, such as atomic force microscopy and white-light interferometric 3D microscopy. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.

Dr. Mark Munch, President of the Bruker NANO Group said,  “We are very excited to add this strategic, high-growth area to our portfolio of nanoscale microscopy and spectroscopy measurement products. There are tremendous application and technology synergies that will benefit our customers.”

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