PhotoMetrics is a commercial analytical laboratory located in Southern California offering state-of-the-art equipment, facilities, and instrumentation. PhotoMetrics has been solving production and failure-analysis problems through materials characterization and chemical analysis since 1970. Their scientists have broad problem solving experience and work closely with each client.  The lab has an extensive line of analytical equipment and can perform a wide range of analyses and address production and failure-analysis issues for most materials (1a).


PhotoMetrics analytical capabilities include Scanning Auger Microanalysis (SAM), Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), Field-Emission SEM for high resolution work, Energy Dispersive X-ray Spectroscopy (EDS), Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR), Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) and DSC and TGA thermal analysis (1b).

PhotoMetrics provides chemical analysis and materials characterization services to a broad range of industries: aerospace, coatings and adhesives, composites, electronics, medical devices, metals, optics, pharmaceuticals, plastics and polymers, printed circuit boards, semiconductor, solar cells and solid-state lasers (1a).


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