The Prime™ X features a high sensitivity -10°C TE Cooled linearly summed 512 x 58 element back-thinned (BT) CCD detector. The BT CCD offers superior quantum efficiency, signal-to-noise, and dynamic range, making it ideal for a variety of UV/ Vis/NIR applications. A 1024 x 58 BT CCD is also available for increased range and resolution. Other features include a built-in 16-bit digitizer, USB 2.0 interface and external trigger.
Standard spectral configurations range from 200nm – 1050nm and resolutions range between 1.0nm and 10.0nm. Custom configurations are available for OEM applications.
- Low Light Level UV and NIR Spectroscopy
- Raman and Fluorescence Spectroscopy
- Remote Sensing
- DNA Sequencing
- Semiconductor End Point Inspection
- LED Sorting and Characterizations
- LCD Display Measurements
|AC Power Input||100 - 240V AC, 50/60 Hz, 2.0 Amps @ 120V AC|
|Detector Type||Back-thinned CCD Array|
512 @ Equivalent 24mm x 1392mm (24x58)
1024 @ Equivalent 24mm x 1392mm (24x58)
|Spectrograph Optical Layout||Crossed Czerny-Turner|
|Dynamic Range||75,000 (Typical) with Line Binning|
|Digitizer Resolution||16-bit or 65,535:1|
|Readout Speed||250 kHz|
|Data Transfer Speed||>50 Spectra Per Second Via USB 2.0|
(512) 27 - 65,535ms x Multiplier
(1024) 50 - 65,535ms x Multiplier
|External Trigger||Aux Port|
|Operating Temperature||0°C to 35°C|
Spectrometer: 3.1 lbs (1.4 kg)
Power Supply: 2 lbs (0.9 kg)
Spectrometer: 4.2in x 7.0in x 3.5in (107mm x 178mm x 89mm)
Power Supply: 9.8in x 6.6in x 2.2in (249mm x 169mm x 57mm)
|Computer Interface||USB 2.0 / 1.1|
|Operating Systems||Windows: XP, Vista, 7|
- Light Sources
- Fiber Patch Cords
- Fiber Sampling Probes
- Fiber Sample Holders
BWSpecTM is a spectral data acquisition software with a wide range of tools that are designed to perform complex measurements and calculations at the click of a button. It allows the user to choose between multiple data formats and offers optimization of scanning parameters, such as integration time. In addition to powerful data acquisition and data processing, other features include automatic dark removal, spectrum smoothing, and manual/auto baseline correction.
Transmittance / Absorption
Example System: Glacier X, light source, Cuvette holder, 2 fibers, PC Software.
Application: The measurement of transmittance and absorbance of a sample liquid such as Juice. This example set up allows the measurements in the UV range at an affordable price.
Transmittance via Immersion Probe
Example System: Cypher H spectrometer, immersion probe, light source, fibers, pc software
Application: measurements using an immersion probe are ideal for the spectral analysis of solutions with low transparency.
Example System: Quest X spectrometer, integrating sphere, fibers, pc software
Application: spectral, light output, and color characterization of LED's. Ideal for quality control and R&D applications where speed and cost effective measurements are required.
Example System: Glacier X spectrometer, laser excitation, dichroic filter, coupling lens, pc software.
Application: Using laser light the measurement of weak fluorescence of the sample is possible. The Glacier X spectrometer is also cooled allowing noise suppression in low light measurements over longer periods of time.
Example System: i-trometer spectrometer, collimator lens, fiber, pc software.
Application: By using a high sensitivity and high dynamic range spectrometer environmental monitoring various parameters is achievable. For example we have used our system to analyze the spectral characteristics of emissions from volcanoes.
UV/Vis Spectroscopy for HPLC
Example System: i-trometer spectrometer, flow cell, UV light source, liquid sample transmission system, fibers, pc software
Application: Equipping your high performance liquid chromatography system with UV/Vis spectroscopic data.
Example System: Cypher H spectrometer, reflectance probe, fibers, light source, pc software.
Application: Reflectance spectrum of materials can be characterized, for example color in-line monitoring, general color measurement, and general spectroscopy of materials which reflect light.
Spectral Irradiance Measurements
Example System: SpectraRad xpress (shown here) or SpectraRad featured in SPIE article, pc software.
Application: A system for the fast and easy spectral characterization of light sources, including intensity and color measurement.