CAI Welcomes New FTIR and Photoacoustic Division Applications Engineer

August 24, 2011

Orange, CA (August 24, 2011) - California Analytical Instruments, Inc. is proud to announce and welcome Jason Midyett, Ph.D., as the Company’s new Applications Engineer. Dr. Midyett will be responsible for product development and custom applications for the FTIR and Photoacoustic divisions, as well as being the liaison between our facility and our customers and sales representatives.

He joins the CAI team from Chapman University and the University of California, Irvine where he spent many years as Adjunct Faculty and as a Graduate Research Assistant within the Department of Chemistry. During his successful career he played crucial roles in compiling atmospheric gas inventories in NASA Global Tropospheric Experiments. He holds various awards and fellowships for excellence in academic achievement and research in analytical chemistry.

Dr. Midyett comes to us with 6 years of experience in trace gas analysis utilizing gas chromatographic multi-column and multi-detector techniques. He has 7 years of experience in collaborative interdisciplinary research and multiple experiment management. He also has a solid understanding of chemical analytical techniques and instrumentation.

California Analytical Instruments, Inc. (CAI) based in Orange, California has released its new line of FTIR spectrometers using the latest technological breakthroughs allowing multi-gas measurement, small and rugged rack mount systems, superior signal to noise ratios, and innovative data retrieval techniques.

CAI has been a premier supplier of quality gas analyzers and systems for use in industrial, environmental, process, health & safety, and automotive emissions measurement applications for over 25 years. CAI's goal is to provide innovative, cost effective and reliable solutions. We believe there is no substitute for personal attention to the product requirements and support needs of our customers. CAI utilizes technologies such as: Chemiluminescence, Non-Dispersive Infrared (NDIR), Flame Ionization Detection (FID), Paramagnetic, FTIR, and Photoacoustic Infrared Spectroscopy (PAS) for measurement of the typical target compounds CO, CO2, NO, NO2, N2O, NH3, O2, CH4, SO2, SF6, HF and HCl gases as well as hundreds of other organic and inorganic compounds for process and emissions quantification. CAI’s computer controlled analyzers are currently installed in 1000s of facilities, in over 100 countries.

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