Aurora Photonics is located in Lake Barrington, Illinois. We are in close proximity to both state and national research laboritories. Our staff consists of highly respected individuals encompassing microbiology, optical designing, electrical engineering and mechanical design. We are commited to the advancement and accessibility of microarray technology to all members of the research and applied science community.
Our PortArray reader technology is based on a unique patented lighting system that provides superior illumination for maximum probe excitation. API obtained exclusive rights to the lighting patent from the University of Chicago, Operator of Argonne National Laboratory. This patented illumination provides a superior signal to noise ratio a compared with conventional reflected methods used by scanning systems.