Spectrograph Solutions from UV to SWIR | Andor
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Spectrograph solutions from UV to SWIR

High resolution, high throughput, high modularity, ease of use from the UV to the NIR and SWIR.

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  Kymera 328i

Intelligent and multi-modal spectroscopy platform for Physical and Life science

  • Adaptive Focus technology
  • TruRes™ – Highest spectral resolution
  • Quad-grating turret with eXpress™ RFID
  • Dual inputs and outputs maximum flexibility
  • µManager for micro-spectroscopy
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Spectrograph platforms adapted to your needs

Andor’s spectrograph family is based on Czerny-Turner, Echelle or Transmission optical designs, and offers a range of highly configurable or highly specialised platforms to best suit your experimental requirements.

Kymera and Shamrock

Kymera & Shamrock


  • High modularity
  • High resolution options
  • Intelligent motorisation
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Holospec

Holospec


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Mechelle

Mechelle


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Need help to select the right platform?

Select from the options below to find the Spectrograph platform that best meets your needs.

Motorized
Flexibility
Multi-Track Capability
TruRes™

Techniques and Applications

Raman
Luminescence
Absorption
OES and LIBS
Micro-Spectroscopy
NL Spectroscopy
Material Science
Chemical Processes
Life Science - Biomedical
Plasma Studies

Raman

Raman is a molecular spectroscopy technique that can provides chemical and structural fingerprint information for a wide range of samples, including for example nanomaterials, polymers, powders, liquids or cells/tissues. Key Raman techniques include:

FURTHER READING ON RAMAN
  • Spontaneous and stimulated
  • Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS)
  • Surface Offset Raman Spectroscopy (SORS)
  • Tip-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (TERS)
  • Coherent Anti-Stokes Raman Scattering (CARS)

Further Reading
Technical note: Introduction to Raman Spectroscopy
App Note: Diagnosis of skin tumors during micrographic surgery
App Note: Probing Molecular Structure with Raman Spectroscopy

Spectrograph Accessories

Adaptable to large range of setups, high configurability, in-field upgradeable

Light coupling input/outputs

Light coupling input/outputs


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Micro-Spectroscopy Coupling

Micro-Spectroscopy Coupling


  • Direct/indirect spectrograph-microscope coupling
  • Modular cage system configurations
  • µ-Manager software control
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Scanning Accessories

Scanning
Accessories


  • Single point detectors for UV-IR Spectroscopy (inc. PMT, InGaAs, PbS, MCT)
  • Data acquisition unit
  • Lock-in amplifier and chopper
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Detectors for Spectroscopy

High sensitivity, high speed, high dynamic range detection from the UV to the NIR and SWIR.

iDus CCD

iDus CCD


High sensitivity, deep-TE cooled platform for UV-VIS-NIR-SWIR & Raman spectroscopy.

401 SERIES SPECIFICATIONS 420 SERIES SPECIFICATIONS
InGaAs

InGaAs


High sensitivity, deep-TE cooled platform that is suitable for SWIR spectroscopy.

1.7 SPECIFICATIONS 2.2 SPECIFICATIONS
Newton EM/CCD

Newton EM/CCD


High speed and high sensitivity platform for fast transient studies or chemical mapping.

EMCCD SPECIFICATIONS CCD SPECIFICATIONS
iStar CCD and sCMOS

iStar CCD & sCMOS


Ns gated platform for highest time-resolution and accuracy, ideal for plasma dynamics & LIBS.

CCD SPECIFICATIONS SCMOS SPECIFICATIONS
Zyla sCMOS

Zyla sCMOS


Ultrafast and high dynamic range platform for dynamic phenomena by fluorescence or absorption.

ZYLA SPECIFICATIONS
iXon EMCCD

iXon EMCCD


High sensitivity in the UV-visible range, superfast kHz acquisition, single photon sensitive.

ULTRA SPECIFICATIONS

Spectroscopy Software Solutions

Spectroscopy Software Solutions

Solis Acquisition Software - A 32-bit and fully 64-bit enabled application for Windows (Vista, 7 and 8) offering rich functionality for data acquisition and processing, as well as Andor cameras, spectrograph and motorized accessories simultaneous control.

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Software Development Kit - A software development kit that allows you to control the Andor range of Shamrock spectrographs from your own application. Compatible as 32 bit libraries for Windows (Vista, 7 and 8). Compatible with C/C++, C#, VB6 and LabVIEW and Linux

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µ-Manager for Micro-spectroscopy - Integrated modular micro-spectroscopy setup control popular with the Life Science community. All market leading motorized microscope and accessories seamlessly controlled and maintained. Integrated sequence builder & macro interfaces for complex experiments building.

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Spectroscopy Resources

Please find below some tools you may find useful when browsing for your spectrograph needs.

Customer Publications

Author Title Year
Multimodal Plasmonic Biosensing Nanostructures Prepared by DNA-Directed immobilization of Multifunctional DNA-Gold Nanoparticles
Spectrally-and polarization-resolved hyper-Rayleigh scattering measurements with polarization-insensitive detection
Elemental analysis of powders with surface-assisted thin film laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy
Deposition of homogeneous carbon‐TiO2 composites by atmospheric pressure DBD
Oil Pipeline Standoff Leak Detection: A Novel Approach for Airborne Remote Detection of Small Leaks
Simultaneous imaging of fat crystallinity and crystal polymorphic types by Raman microspectroscopy
Charged defects during alpha-irradiation of actinide oxides as revealed by Raman and luminescence spectroscopy
Multiplexed Molecular Imaging with Targeted SERS Nanoparticles for Rapid Tumor Detection
Synthesis of upconversion nanoparticles conjugated with graphene oxide quantum dots and their use against cancer cell imaging and photodynamic therapy
TiO2-CdS Nanocomposites: Effect of CdS Oxidation on the Photocatalytic Activity
Thermoluminescence Dynamics During Destructions of Porous Structures Formed by Nitrogen Nanoclusters in Bulk Superfluid Helium
Fluorescent DNA probes at liquid/liquid interfaces studied by surface second harmonic generation
Analysis of impurities on contaminated surface of the tokamak limiter using laser induced breakdown spectroscopy
Optofluidic restricted imaging, spectroscopy and counting of nanoparticles by evanescent wave using immiscible liquids
Non-invasive chemically specific measurement of subsurface temperature in biological tissues using surface-enhanced spatially offset Raman spectroscopy
DMD-based software-configurable spatially-offset Raman spectroscopy for spectral depth-profiling of optically turbid samples
Cavity-Enhanced Immunoassay Measurements in Microtiter Plates Using BBCEAS
Spectral and kinetic effects accompanying the assembly of core complexes of Rhodobacter sphaeroides
Surface characterization of stainless HP-40 steel using laser induced μ-breakdown spectroscopy (μ-LIBS)
Laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy for elemental characterization of calcitic alterations on cave walls
Laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy for the remote detection of explosives at level of fingerprints
SERS Speciation of the Electrochemical Oxidation-Reduction of Riboflavin
Setup for microwave stimulation of a turbulent low-swirl flame
Femtosecond Two-Beam Coherent Anti-Stokes Raman Scattering for High Pressure Gas Analysis
UV-resonance Raman spectroscopy of amino acids