ASI: Reaching the Unmeasurable

Andes Scientific Instruments (ASI) is a Research & Development Unit of DICTUC, the company created by the School of Engineering at Pontificia Universidad Catolica, in Santiago, Chile, to transfer their technology development to the society. We are focused on applying engineering technologies to the development of innovative instruments, to sense the world that surrounds us.


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Mining Industry

Mining is a huge industry in Chile. We are the largest producer of Copper in the world. ASI is committed to develop sophisticated instruments for measuring the most difficult variables that impact productivity in this industry.

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Astronomical Instruments

ASI grew from the astronomical world, so we honor our roots by developing what we know best: electronics and cryogenic detector systems for astronomical instruments.

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Life Sciences

Our home institution is very strong in biological sciences. We are contributing to the Life Sciences field by developing opto-electro-mechanical devices for research and diagnostics.

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