Technology | Overview

Block Engineering Technology

Quantum Cascade Lasers (QCL) Technology

Quantum Cascade Lasers are semiconductor devices, which operate differently from conventional semiconductor lasers. For information on QCL technology used by Block, please click here.

Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR) Technology

FTIR Spectroscopy is a sensor technology based on the Michelson interferometer. To read a description of the technology used in a basic Michelson Interferometer as well as passive FTIR spectroscopy, please click here.

Microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) Technology

Block is using sophisticated MEMS technologies to develop miniaturized FTIRs on a chip. For information on our MEMS technology, please click here.

Published Research Papers Featuring Block's Technology

Block's spectrometer products and widely tunable QCL sources have been featured in numerous research papers. Please click here for a current list of papers.

Contact Us

For over 60 years, Block Engineering has been a leader in chemical detection and gas analysis technology.

We welcome the opportunity to speak with you about our Quantum Cascade Laser and FTIR products.

Block Engineering
132 Turnpike Road
Southborough, MA 01772
Phone: (508) 251-3100
Fax: (508) 281-0334