iDus spectroscopy CCD Camera is designed with the lowest noise to provide an ultra sensitive and high dynamic range detector for use in a wide range of both conventional and demanding spectroscopic applications. iDus offer a wide range of different format sensors to optimize the detector for your specific application.
The scientific grade, 1024 x 255 high speed spectroscopy CCD camera is ideally suited to rapid analysis, multi-channel and low-light applications including fluorescence and Raman spectroscopy. The 420’s range of Front (Open Electrode) and Back Illuminated and Deep Depletion sensor options provide optimised performance from UV through Visible to Near IR.
The USB2.0-based iDus series is a compact, yet feature-rich platform suitable for demanding spectroscopy applications such as low-light UV/NIR Photoluminence or Raman spectroscopy, as well as day-to-day routine laboratory operation and integration into industry-grade systems.
The iDus 420 boasts market-leading deep thermo-electric cooling to -100°C, complemented by Andor’s UltravacTM technology with its un-matched reliability track record in the scientific and industrial community. The iDus low-noise electronics allows seamless access to the best signal-to-noise ratio performance for the widest range of photon detection regimes.
This 1024 x 255 pixel matrix boasts a range of far UV and VIS-optimized back-thinned sensors & NIR-optimized back-illuminated (‘fringe-suppressed’) sensor options. Its, 26 x 26 μm pixel size is optimized for high dynamic range and high resolution, while its 6.6 mm height is ideally suited to multi-track spectroscopy.
Peak QE of 95% – Visible-optimized ‘BV/BVF’, infrared-optimized ‘BR-DD’ and broadband UV-NIR ‘BEX2-DD’ model
Fringe suppression technology as standard (BVF and BR-DD models) – Fringing greatly reduced (Deep-Depletion) or minimized (Back-Thinned ‘BVF’)
Extended range dual-AR option – Superior UV-NIR broadband QE
TE cooling to -100°C – Critical for elimination of dark current detection limit – no inconvenience associated with LN2
UltraVac™ – Critical for sustained vacuum integrity and to maintain unequalled cooling and QE performance, year after year
Single UV-grade fused silica window – Best UV-NIR throughput performance, specific AR coating and wedge options available
USB 2.0 connection – Ideal for laptop operation. Seamless operation alongside USB-based Shamrock spectrograph family
26 x 26 μm pixel size – Optimized pixel format for high dynamic range and resolution
Software selectable Pre-Amplifier Gain – Choice of best SNR performance of dynamic range at the touch of a button
Compact and rugged platform – Ideal for OEM integration & laboratory setups
Solis software for Spectroscopy – Comprehensive, user-friendly interface for simultaneous detector & spectrograph control
Software Development Kit (SDK) – Ease of control integration into complex setups: Matlab, Labview, Visual Basic or C/C++