iXon3 888

The iXon3 888 high sensitivity EMCCD camera benefits from an advanced set of user–requested features, including OptAcquire, Count Convert, Spurious Noise Filters, Cropped Sensor Mode, Signal Averaging and enhanced Photon Counting capability. Patented EMCAL™ and RealGain™ provide sustained quantitative EM gain calibration.

  • 13.3 x 13.3 mm sensor
  • EX2 Technology
  • TE cooling to -95°C
  • Fringe Suppression
  • OptAcquire

iXon3 888 - Large Field of View, Back-Illuminated EMCCD

Megapixel back-illuminated high sensitivty EMCCD camera, combining large field of view, single photon detection capability and > 90% QE.

The 1024 x 1024 frame transfer format offers unequalled thermoelectric cooling down to -95°C and industry-lowest clock induced charge noise. EMCCD and conventional CCD readout modes provide heightened application flexibility.

The iXon3 888 high sensitivity EMCCD camera benefits from an advanced set of user–requested features, including OptAcquire, Count Convert, Spurious Noise Filters, Cropped Sensor Mode, Signal Averaging and enhanced Photon Counting capability. Patented EMCAL™ and RealGain™ provide sustained quantitative EM gain calibration.

Key Specifications
Active Pixels 1024 x 1024
Pixel Size 13 x 13 µm
Image Area Pixel Well Depth  80,000 e-
Max. Readout Rate 10 MHz
Frame Rate 8.7 - 4205 fps
Read Noise  < 1 e- with EM gain
Maximum Cooling -95 °C
Features Benefits
13.3 x 13.3 mm sensor Largest Field of View EMCCD
EX2 Technology Extended QE response
TE cooling to -95°C
Critical for elimination of dark current detection limit
Fringe Suppression
Reduced etaloning in NIR
OptAcquire
Optimize the highly flexible iXon3 for different application requirements at the click of a button
Count Convert
Quantitatively capture and view data in electrons or incident photons. Real-time or post-processing
RealGain™
Absolute EMCCD gain selectable directly from a linear and quantitative scale
EMCAL™
Patented user-initiated self-recalibration of EM Gain
Spurious Noise Filters
Intelligent algorithms to filter clock induced charge events from the background. Real time or post-processing
Crop Mode
Specialised acquisition mode for continuous imaging with fastest possible temporal resolution
iCam
The market-leading exposure time fast-switching software
UltraVac™
Critical for sustained vacuum integrity and to maintain unequalled cooling and QE performance, year after year. 
Selectable amplifier outputs – EMCCD and conventional
‘2 in 1’ flexibility. EMCCD for ultra-sensitivity at speed, conventional CCD for longer acquisitions
Enhanced Photon Counting Modes
Intuitive single photon counting modes to overcome multiplicative noise, Real time or post-processing
Graphs and Drawings
QE Curve

Fluorophores
 
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 Dimensions - Side
 
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