Shamrock 303i

The Shamrock SR-303i is a fully automated high throughput flat field imaging triple grating turret spectrograph optimized for use with Andor's line of EMCCD, CCD, and ICCD spectroscopy detector systems.

  • Pre-aligned, pre-calibrated spectrograph
  • Image astigmatism correction
  • USB 2.0 interface
  • Motorized, indexed triple grating turret
  • Dual detector outputs

Shamrock 303i Imaging Spectrograph

Research-grade high performance spectrograph

The Shamrock 303i spectrograph is a research-grade, high performance and rugged platform designed for working with demanding low-light applications, but equally suited to day-to-day routine measurements. It is a highly versatile platform configurable seamlessly with a wide range of light coupling interfaces and gratings upgradeable in-the-field. The Shamrock 303i can be seamlessly integrated with Andor’s world-class range of CCDs, Electron-Multiplying CCDs, InGaAs and Intensified CCDs to offer a versatile, yet most sensitive modular solutions on the market. Andor Solis software offers the most user-friendly and state-of-the-art real-time control of detectors, spectrograph and motorized accessories at the touch of a button

Key Specifications
Focal Length (mm) 303
Aperture f/4
Focal Plane Size (mm WxH) 28 x 14
Wavelength Resolution (nm) 0.1
Wavelength Reproducibility (nm) 0.05
Size (mm) 394 x 238 x 208
Weight (kg) 20
Grating Size 68 x 68
Wavelength Accuracy 0.04 nm
Wavelength Repeatability 4 pm
Stray light 2.2 x 10-5
Features Benefits
Pre-aligned, pre-calibrated detector & spectrograph Motorized, individually factory-calibrated systems – out-of-the-box operation and seamless integration to experimental set-ups
Image astigmatism correction Optimised toroidal optics enabling high density multi-track capabilities
USB 2.0 interface Plug and play connectivity, ideal for laptop operation alongside Andor USB cameras
Motorized, indexed triple grating turret Easily upgreadable in-the-field
Dual detector outputs For extended wavelength coverage when combining Andor UV-Visible CCD and InGaAs cameras. Compatible with Andor’s range of CCD, ICCD and EMCCD cameras
Wide range of accessories available Wide range of accessories available:
  • Motorized slits & filter wheel
  • Microscope interfaces
  • Shutters
  • Fibre-optic & lens couplers
  • Multi-way fibre-optic bundles
  • Light sources and optics
Silver-protected coated optics option Most efficient for Near-Infrared detection when used in conjunction with Andor InGaAs cameras

Suitable Detectors

Newton EMCCD Cameras

  • < 1e- readout noise
  • -100°C TE cooling & Ultravac™ technology
  • Crop mode for > 1,515 sps
  • USB 2.0 connectivity

Newton CCD Cameras

  • VUV to NIR sensor options
  • -100°C TE cooling & Ultravac™ technology
  • UltraVac™ - guaranteed hermetic vacuum seal technology
  • Crop mode for > 1,610 sps
  • USB 2.0 connectivity

iDus InGaAs Cameras

  • 1.7 and 2.2 µm options
  • Peak QE greater than 80%
  • -90°C TE cooling & Ultravac™ technology
  • USB 2.0 connectivity

iDus Cameras

  • VUV to NIR sensor options
  • -100°C TE cooling & Ultravac™ technology
  • UltraVac™ - guaranteed hermetic vacuum seal technology
  • USB 2.0 connectivity

iStar Intensified CCD Cameras

  • < 2ns gating
  • 5 MHz readout platform
  • Comprehensive binning options - Crop & Fast Kinetic modes
  • Large choice of Gen 2 &3 intensifiers
  • USB 2.0 connectivity

iXon EMCCD Camera Series

  • Single photon sensitive
  • Fast image frame rates
  • -100°C TE cooling & Ultravac™ technology
  • RealGain™
  • Crop mode

Accessories

Fibers

Part No. Description
SR-OPT-8002 1 way fibre 100um core (LOH-VIS/NIR)
SR-OPT-8007 2 way fibre 100um core(LOH-VIS/NIR)
SR-OPT-8008 4 way fibre 100um core(LOH-VIS/NIR)
SR-OPT-8009 5 way fibre 100um core(LOH-VIS/NIR)
SR-OPT-8013 3 way fibre 100um core(LOH-VIS/NIR)
SR-OPT-8014 1 way fibre 100um core(HOH-UV/VIS)
SR-OPT-8015 2 way fibre 100um core(HOH-UV/VIS)
SR-OPT-8016 3 way fibre 100um core(HOH-UV/VIS)
SR-OPT-8020 2 WAY FIBRE 200uM CORE(LOH-VIS/NIR)
SR-OPT-8021 3 WAY FIBRE 200uM CORE(LOH-VIS/NIR)
SR-OPT-8022 4 WAY FIBRE 200uM CORE(LOH-VIS/NIR)
SR-OPT-8025 2 WAY FIBRE 200uM CORE(HOH-UV/VIS)
SR-OPT-8026 3 WAY FIBRE 200uM CORE(HOH-UV/VIS)
SR-OPT-8027 4 WAY FIBRE 200uM CORE(HOH-UV/VIS)

Fiber Adapters

PART NO. DESCRIPTION
SR-ASM-8001 Shamrock fixed fibre adapter
SR-ASM-8003 Shamrock SMA fibre adapter
SR-ASM-8006 Shamrock X adjustable fibre adapter
SR-ASM-8010 Shamrock XY adjust fibre adapter
SR-ASM-8011 Shamrock FC fibre adapter, fixed

Cover Plate Apertures for Motorized Slit

PART NO. DESCRIPTION
SR-ASM-0010 Shamrock 303i SA cover plate 6W x 8H rect
SR-ASM-0011 Shamrock 303i SA cover plate 6W x 14H rect
SR-ASM-0015 Shamrock 303i SA cover plate Ø 15 mm
SR-ASM-0016 Shamrock 303i SA cover plate 6W x 4H rect
SR-ASM-0017 Shamrock 303I SA cover plate rectangular 6W x 6H

Other Accessories

PART NO. DESCRIPTION
SR-ASM-0013 F-Mount Camera Lens Adapter
SR-ASM-0014 Pen-Ray Lamp Mount
SR-ASZ-7001 Shamrock filter wheel
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