Prior Scientific’s ultra-compact spectrometer for microscopy applications, the LumaSpec 800, provides spectral data for virtually any microscopy light source. Using an illumination target in a 3- by 1-in. glass slide format, the LumaSpec 800 is able to check microscope illumination at the sample plane. The device provides quantitative and graphical information from 350 to 800 nm with 1.5 nanometer resolution, providing a quick and easy tool for quantifying an illumination system.
The LumaSpec 800 is suitable for confirming the performance of illumination systems with and without filters in place, measuring of transmission of filter sets, and qualifying the consistency of illumination over time down to milliseconds to match exposure times and to assist with quantitative and/or ratiometric imaging.
This cleanroom product was featured on page 23 of the April 2013 issue of Controlled Environments.