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lu·cid·i·ty | lü-ˈsi-də-tē

Definition of lucidity

1. clearness of thought or style
      // the lucidity of the explanation

Examples of lucidity in a sentence

the lucidity of the recipe should ensure a minimum of confusion


clarity, explicitness, lucidness, perspicuity, perspicuousness, simplicity


obscureness, obscurity, unclarity

Lucidity brings a whole new perspective to analysis

The ability to analyze foods, pharmaceuticals, environmental samples, consumer products, fuels, and more shouldn’t be restricted solely to centralized labs with highly trained users, expensive labs, and large capital budgets. These types of labs will always be a very important part of our ability to analyze the world around us, but we need to be able to examine the world around us in many more places and with many more people, people who may not have much understanding of the techniques they are using and in locations require smaller, lower cost, easier to install systems. And that’s where Lucidity comes in. We are bringing the power of well understood techniques to many more people and locations. We are reimagining these techniques to find new ways to make them more reliable and repeatable, easier to use, and smaller and lower cost.


We aim to develop easy-to-use, small footprint, low-cost products that allow many more people to analyze the world around them using reliable and powerful analytical techniques that were previously only accessible to those with significant lab setups and highly trained users.


Combining chemistry expertise, modern mechanical design techniques, and elegant user interface design, Lucidity makes robust and simple products that anyone can use that give you the same powerful analytical data as the more traditional systems allowing many more people to get useful information in many more places than they previously could.


We aim to bring the consumer product experience to those looking to buy what was traditionally laboratory equipment.

Who we are

Lucidity is a division of CEM Corporation, a family owned $100M laboratory instrumentation company with over 400 employees located all over the world.  For over 40 years CEM has been developing, delivering, and supporting lab testing equipment to customers all around the world.

Lucidity formed in 2016 as a division within CEM to specialize in the development of small, low cost, easy to use analyzers, beginning with a focus on GC and LC with the introduction of the miniGC and the miniLC.

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Engineering Expertise

We bring decades of experience designing electromechanical systems, combining strengths in mechanical design and fabrication, modern electrical components and circuit design, modern software knowledge and coding strategies, fluidics, and energy / heat transfer.  

Chemistry Expertise

Along with engineering expertise we also bring to bear a strong chemistry knowledge set.  With expertise in fluid flow, organic chemistry, biochemistry, separations, analytical techniques, and materials chemistry, we have the team and knowledge to attack some very interesting problems and ensure that our products are designed with the end user in mind.

Lots of support

CEM has over 400 employees worldwide including an army of field sales and service people, applications chemists, inside support specialist, and service technicians to ensure your organization has success with your Lucidity products.

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Our customers come first.  And our team of experienced and knowledgeable chemists ensure that our customers have nothing but the best experience.

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