At the upcoming Photonics West event, leading spectroscopy and scientific imaging solutions expert, HORIBA Scientific, will be showcasing its full array of spectroscopy instruments and components for modular and turnkey solutions. SPIE Photonics West 2020 is scheduled from Feb 4-6, 2020 in San Francisco, California, USA. Horiba’s spectroscopy components at the event display (Booths #1726/1727) will include scientific cameras, spectrometers, monochromators, light sources, gratings, and retail & OEM offerings. Among the highlights will be the Standard Microscope Spectroscopy (SMS) Systems, through which Horiba will provide an insight on how to multitask with a microscope. Also a highlight will be the new PoliSpectra M116 multitrack spectrometer with 8-32 fibers, which provides a simultaneous acquisition breakthrough in UV-NIR spectroscopy.
Standard Microscope Spectroscopy (SMS) Systems
With their unique set of accessories, Horiba’s Standard Microscope Spectroscopy (SMS) family of systems enables any standard microscope to be fitted with a spectrometer and a detector, thereby adding spectroscopy to ANY microscope, to perform techniques such as Raman, steady state and time-resolved Photoluminescence, Reflectance/Transmittance, Electroluminescence, Photocurrent and Dark Field Scattering. The SMS platform brings unprecedented flexibility and modularity to performing spectroscopy on standard microscope systems, all without compromising the imaging functionality of the microscope. “Multitask your microscope” is the concept behind these Standard Microscope Spectroscopy (SMS) systems. They offer the ability to leverage an existing standard microscope, and create a fully turnkey system that performs not only the microscopy function, but adds one or more spectroscopies as a complementary technique.
The SMS systems:
- Can combine multiple spectroscopies on one platform;
- Are modular and upgradable;
- Retain all imaging and native microscope functions while adding spectroscopy functionality;
- Offer high performance levels without compromise to either microscope or spectrometer
Horiba’s Optical Spectroscopy Division specializes in custom configurations with spectrometers, monochromators, microspectroscopy, CCDs and other instruments for fluorescence spectroscopy and other R&D and QC applications. They design systems that meet customers’ individualized research or application needs. The OSD group specializes in designing the tools required to assist investigations when standardized tools do not meet the needs or where no tools currently exist. The division also sells spectroscopy components for user-built systems.
PoliSpectra M116 MultiTrack Spectrometer with 8-32 Fibers
Horiba’s newly released fiber-coupled multispectra system is capable of simultaneous measurement of up to 32 channels. The PoliSpectra M116 MultiTrack Fiber Spectrometer features a concentric optical design with a UV extended spectral range (below 185 nm with optional N2 purge) and a customized fiber bundle providing high throughput and excellent imaging quality with minimal crosstalk. It offers high speed and low noise 2-D scientific back-illuminated CMOS sensor running at 94 to 188 frames per second which can be configured with 8, 16 or 32 fiber input channels for simultaneous acquisition of UV-NIR spectra (2048 pixels per spectrum). This innovative design enables PoliSpectra M116 to provide very high spectral resolution (1nm), combined with high sensitivity. Additionally, the high QE sCMOS sensor (95% in the visible) and an integrated order sorting filter allow wavelength coverage beyond 1 μm.
These spectrometers are ultrafast, with broad range and high resolution, making them perfect for multi-sampling applications. They are particularly useful for high throughput OEM industrial applications that include QC, reflectometry, plasma monitoring, light source calibration monitoring, and blood/DNA analysis.
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