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Insplorion’s sensors are part of the green solution


Welcome to Insplorion

Insplorion is a Swedish company, which with our disrupting proprietary sensor platform, NanoPlasmonic Sensing (NPS), currently have four main branches of operation. Battery, air quality and hydrogen sensors, as well as NPS based research equipment. NPS is a technology that makes it possible to study Nano processes on surfaces and in thin layers. Because of the sensors’ high sensitivity, robust character and possibility for miniaturization, NPS is well suited for rough environments on the field, in the industry or in corrosive environments like inside a battery.

Air Quality Sensor

With increasing urbanization and increasing problems with polluted city air, the need for competitive air quality sensors has grown exponentially. Insplorion’s technology enables more robust, more reliable, smaller and cheaper sensors than what’s available in the low-price segment technology of today.

This makes it possible to build frequent networks of sensors, for example on each streetlight instead of like today, in just a few places in a city. This sensor type is in demand by authorities as well as for individual use in homes or vehicles.

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Hydrogen Sensor

The growing hydrogen economy calls for better and faster sensors to create reliable safety systems for production, transportation, storage, and use of hydrogen. Insplorion delivers the world’s fastest hydrogen sensor with sub-second response time, a broad dynamic range, and very high sensitivity and accuracy.

The sensor can revolutionize safety for vehicles, generators, maritime on-board power supplies, power-to-gas infrastructure, and biogas refineries. It also improves the understanding of fuel cells during development and optimizes their operation.

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Battery Sensor

Thanks to the green energy transformation, an immense interest from the industry, paired with a potential to disrupt the market for lithium-ion batteries, our battery sensor operation has grown in importance. With an increased energy output, increased charge rate and radically lowered costs, the technology will have a decisive importance for the way batteries are used.

Increased mileage for electric vehicles, cheaper energy storage and an increased safety are three important contribution areas. Sensors measuring the voltage inside batteries on a molecular level enable controlling and monitoring of batteries in a way that previously wasn’t possible.

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Research Instruments

Insplorion’s products in the scientific field are complete research instruments for successful NanoPlasmonic Sensing (NPS) experiments in controlled gas or liquid flow chambers.

Furthermore, Insplorion offers NPS Sensor Chips with a wide range of surface chemistry and Insplorer®, our advanced software for control and real-time analysis of spectroscopic data. We can also offer custom-made instruments like the Insplorion X1.

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Insplorion X1

The Insplorion X1 instrument was developed to study for example gas adsorption/absorption processes or phase transitions (e.g. Tg) in thin polymer films and materials relevant to catalysis in situ and in real-time from ambient up to 600C.

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Insplorion XNano

The Insplorion XNano instrument provides the opportunity to study processes in/on nanomaterials and thin films in situ and in real-time under relevant temperature and pressure conditions.

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Insplorion Acoulyte

Combine optical spectroscopy with QCM-D. Simultaneous real time measurements with Nanoplasmonic Spectroscopy (NPS) and Quartz Crystal Microbalance with Dissipation monitoring (QCM-D).

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Future sensors

Increased automation and smarter systems are global trends in society at large, where new demands of small, stable and sensitive sensors constantly emerge. With our technology applied in science equipment, we maintain our position at the edge of science where we can identify and technically verify new applications to match with market demand. Today we monitor possibilities in, amongst others, water purification, medical diagnostics, and industrial gases which all have the potential to become important applications. Read more. 


  • 19 May

    Interim report January-September 2020

    “Pace with organizational developments” • Battery sensor advances with temperature measurements and usage within energy...

  • 17 May

    Insplorion recruits CFO

    Insplorion is recruiting Per Giljam as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Per comes most recently from...

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  • 04 Jun

    Collaboration with Manhattan College with new applications in sight

    Insplorion increases activity in applied research in Biopharma and Cosmetics through collaboration with Manhattan College...

  • 15 Apr

    The ACES project – The first step for Insplorion’s sensors in commercial batteries for energy storage

    The Adaptive Control of Energy Storage (ACES) project aimed to develop and demonstrate adaptive optimisation...

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  • 19 May

    Solvent-induced conformational tuning of lysozyme protein adlayers on silica surfaces: A QCM-D and LSPR study

    There is broad interest in functionalizing solid surfaces with lysozyme, which is a widely studied...

  • 08 May

    Ultrahigh surface sensitivity of deposited gold nanorod arrays for nanoplasmonic biosensing

    The biosensing performance of plasmonic nanostructures critically depends on detecting changes in the local refractive...

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