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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

Overview

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

Specifications

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 and Benefits

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

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

ACCESS.

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

Gallery

Learning

The Andor Learning Center hosts a wide range of case studies, technical articles and webinars to guide you through the many features of our portfolio.

Papers

AuthorTitle
Effect of the laser and light-emitting diode (LED) phototherapy on midpalatal suture bone formation after rapid maxilla expansion: a Raman spectroscopy analysis
Optofluidic Raman sensor for simultaneous detection of the toxicity and quality of alcoholic beverages
Monitoring angiogenesis using a human compatible calibration for broadband near-infrared spectroscopy
In vivo Raman spectroscopy for detection of oral neoplasia: A pilot clinical study
Target-specific nanoparticles containing a broad band emissive NIR dye for the sensitive detection and characterization of tumor development
Rational Assembly of Optoplasmonic Hetero‐nanoparticle Arrays with Tunable Photonic–Plasmonic Resonances
A combined dielectrophoresis-Raman setup for the classification of pathogens recovered from the urinary tract
Photo-induced oxidation of [FeII(N4Py)CH3CN] and related complexes
Propagation Lengths and Group Velocities of Plasmons in Chemically Synthesized Gold and Silver Nanowires
Detection of Microcalcification in Tissue by Raman Spectroscopy
Preparation of CuGaSe2 absorber layers for thin film solar cells by annealing of efficiently electrodeposited Cu-Ga precursor layers from ionic liquids
Optimizing Gold Nanoparticle Cluster Configurations (n 7) for Array Applications
Highly Polarized Emission from Oriented Films Incorporating Water Soluble Conjugated Polymers in a Polyvinyl Alcohol Matrix
Gas-Phase Fluorescence Excitation and Emission Spectroscopy of Three Xanthene Dyes (Rhodamine 575, Rhodamine 590 and Rhodamine 6G) in a Quadrupole Ion Trap Mass Spectrometer
Flow-Based Autocorrelation Studies for the Detection and Investigation of Single-Particle Surface-Enhanced Resonance Raman Spectroscopic Events
Experimental indication of chemical effects in surface enhanced hyper Rayleigh scattering using dye-adsorbed Ag nanoparticles
Unprecedented Alkylzinc–Magnesium Alkoxide Clusters as Suitable Organometallic Precursors for Magnesium Containing ZnO Nanoparticles
Time Resolved Diagnostics of Dual High Power Impulse Magnetron Sputtering With Pulse Delays of 15 µs and 500 µs
The effect of humic acid on the formation and solubility of secondary solid phases (Nd(OH)CO3 and Sm(OH)CO3)
Surface Structure of Sodium Dodecyl Sulfate Surfactant and Oil at the Oil-in-Water Droplet Liquid/Liquid Interface: A Manifestation of a Nonequilibrium Surface State

Drivers and Downloads

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Shamrock 303 Spectrograph - Product Manual
The latest User Guide (version 4.1 rev 20 Dec 2016)

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Shamrock 303 Spectrograph
The Andor Shamrock SR-303i redefines the spectrograph. Andor has utilised many years of experience in spectroscopy to deliver the ultimate spectrograph solution (0117 R1)

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MFL-SR303i-IKON-L

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MFL-SR303i-IKON-M
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MFL-SR303i-IXON
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SR-ASM-0038-F matcher SR303
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