Shamrock 500i Czerny-Turner Imaging Spectrograph | Andor
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Shamrock 500i

The Andor Shamrock SR-500i imaging spectrometer is based on Czerny-Turner optical design. The optimized optical design provides exceptional performance for multi-track Spectroscopy.The Shamrock 500i is available as a pre-aligned, pre-calibrated camera/spectrometer detection solution allowing for seamless integration in user set-up.

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

Overview

Shamrock 500i Imaging Spectrometer

Pre-aligned, pre-calibrated spectrometer detection solutions

The Andor Shamrock 500i imaging spectrometer is the latest addition of the Andor family of spectrometers based on Czerny-Turner optical design. The optimized optical design provides exceptional performance for multi-track Spectroscopy.

The Shamrock 500i is available as a pre-aligned, pre-calibrated camera/spectrometer detection solution allowing for seamless integration in user set-up. The Spectroscopy-dedicated software interface provides an interactive and intuitive platform for simultaneous detector(s) and spectrometer real-time control.

Specifications

Key Specifications
Focal Length (mm) 500
Aperture f/6.5
Focal Plane Size (mm WxH) 28 x 14
Wavelength Resolution (nm) 0.06
Wavelength Reproducibility (nm) ± 0.05
Size (mm) 550 x 343 x 206.5
Weight (kg) 25
Grating Size 68 x 68 mm

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 for 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 & EMCCD cameras
Wide range of accessories available The ultimate in modular set-up and in-field upgradability, including:
  • Motorized slits & filter wheel
  • Microscope interfaces
  • Shutters
  • Fibre-optic & lens couplers
  • Multi-way fibre-optic bundles
  • Light sources and optics
Monochromator capabilities Extract best optical resolution while allowing use of single point detectors with sensitivity up to 12 μm
Silver-protected coated optics options Most efficient for Near-Infrared detection when used in conjunction with Andor InGaAs cameras and single point detectors InGaAs, PbS, InSb & MCT

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
SR-ASM-0072 Shamrock 303i SA cover plate Ø 27 mm

Cover Plate Apertures for Manual Slit

PART NO. DESCRIPTION
SR-ASM-0025 Shamrock 303i SA cover plate 6 x 4 mm (W x H)
SR-ASM-0026 Shamrock 303i SA cover plate 6 x 6 mm (W x H)
SR-ASM-0027 Shamrock 303i SA cover plate 6 x 8 mm (W x H)
SR-ASM-0028 Shamrock 303i SA cover plate 6 x 10 mm (W x H)
SR-ASM-0029 Shamrock 303I SA cover plate 6 x 14 mm (W x H)
SR-ASM-0067 Shamrock 303I SA cover plate Ø 15 mm
SR-ASM-0100 Shamrock 303I SA cover plate Ø 27 mm

Other Accessories

PART NO. DESCRIPTION
SR-ASM-0013 F-Mount Camera Lens Adapter
SR-ASM-0014 SR303I 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

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A combined dielectrophoresis-Raman setup for the classification of pathogens recovered from the urinary tract
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
Surface nanostructuring of laser ablated copper in ambient gas atmosphere and a magnetic field
Surface-enhanced Raman scattering sensor based on fused biconical taper zone of optical fiber
Characterization studies on the additives mixed L-arginine phosphate monohydrate (LAP) crystals
Angular Distribution of Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering from Individual Au Nanoparticle Aggregates
Analysis Si/Al ratio in zeolites type FAU by laser induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS)
A luminescence spectroscopy and theoretical study of 4f–5d transitions of Ce3+ ions in SrAlF5 crystals
Spectroscopic detection improves multi-color quantification in fluorescence tomography

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