The iDus spectroscopy CCD camera from Andor is the world's most compact and reliable spectroscopy CCD. It is designed with the lowest noise to offer an ultra sensitive and high dynamic range detector for use in a broad range of both traditional and challenging spectroscopic applications, such as Raman, fluorescence, absorption/transmission/reflection and atomic emission.

iDus offer a broad range of varied format sensors to improve the detector for specific applications. Andor has years of expertise in vacuum CCD technology, enabling them to provide a more affordable technology in the form of the iDus spectroscopy CCD detector.

Model Active Pixels Cooling Pixel Size Spectral Range Spectra per s
iDus 416 CCD 2000 x 256 -95 15 x 15 NIR 30
iDus 401 Series 1024 x 127 -100 26 x 26 UV/Visible/NIR 88
iDus 420 Series 1024 x 255 -100 26 x 26 UV/Visible/NIR 88
1.7 µm InGaAs 1024 x 1 -90 50 x 500 NIR/SWIR 193
2.2 µm InGaAs 1024 x 1 -90 50 x 250 NIR/SWIR 193


Key Features

The main features of the iDus 401 and 420 series are as follows:

  • UltraVac™
  • Peak QE of 95%
  • TE cooling to -100°C
  • Single window design
  • 26 x 26 µm pixel size
  • Simple USB 2.0 connection
  • Software selectable pre-amplifier gain

The main features of the 1.7µm and 2.2µm InGaAs are as follows:

  • Single window design
  • Up to 2.2 µm
  • Peak QE of > 85%
  • TE cooling to -90°C
  • Minimum exposure time of 1.4 µs
  • 25 µm pixel width option
  • Simple USB 2.0 connection
  • UltraVac™
  • Software selectable output amplifiers

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