A Compact High Performance Fluorescence Lifetime System - Ultima™

The Ultima™ from HORIBA Scientific provides:

  • LED and laser diode excitation
  • Photon counting detection
  • Measure picoseconds to seconds
  • Measure lifetimes and rotational correlation times
  • Large sample chamber with easy access
  • Windows™ measurement & analysis software

Ultima™

Figure 1. Ultima™

A Compact High Performance Fluorescence Lifetime System

The Ultima™ combines the latest miniaturized light source and detector technology with a large 25cm sample chamber borrowed from the award winning 5000-Series systems.

Standard Features

The modular and flexible Ultima™ system includes as standard:

  • Large sample chamber (25cm cube - compatible with an Oxford Instruments cryostat)
  • Sample holder with facility for recirculating liquid temperature control
  • Excitation and emission optics with 50mm Spectrosil-B fused silica lenses
  • Two filter holders for 50cm squared filters (e.g. cut-off or neutral density)
  • Two blank polariser mounts (polarisers optional)
  • TBX-04 picosecond photon-detection module
  • NanoLED controller module - now with computer control
  • A choice of laser diode and LED-based excitation sources, including our new violet/blue picosecond laser diodes and our new SpectraLEDs for phosphorescence
  • Our new DataStation Hub PC-based timing electronics with 8k data range
  • DataStation Windows™ measurement software
  • DAS6 Windows™ decay analysis software
  • All cables and interconnections

Optional Specifications

The Ultima™ can be specified with a wide range of options from the HORIBA Scientific System 5000 accessory list including:

  • Polarisers for anisotropy (manual or software controlled)
  • Microchannel plate PMT detection
  • PC with all cards and software pre-installed
  • x-y-z sample positioning stage
  • Motorised sample chamber optics

This information has been sourced, reviewed and adapted from materials provided by HORIBA Scientific.

For more information on this source, please visit HORIBA Scientific.

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