Spectrometer is laser and amplifier compatible.

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Beacon Femtosecond Fluorescence Upconversion Spectrometer measures fluorescence in 400-1,500 nm range and is used for applications in cell biology, photophysics, femtochemistry, materials science, and nanoscience. Featuring footprint of 10 x 24 x 36 in., unit offers time scale of 1,600 ps, 6.6 fs step size, <140 fs temporal resolution, repetition rate of pulses 1 kHz to 82 mHz, and average power of >0.6 W. Software provides 2D and 3D display of wavelength, time, and emission intensity.

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Del Mar Photonics Announces the New Beacon Upconversion Spectrometer


San Diego, CA (June 23, 2006) - Del Mar Photonics, Inc. today announced its new Beacon Femtosecond Fluorescence Upconversion Spectrometer. Beacon is used for real-time measurement of fluorescence lifetimes in the 400-1500 nm range.

Beacon is compatable with pulsed Ti:sapphire lasers, such as the Trestles, or a Ti:sapphire regenerative amplifier, such as the Wedge-R, both from Del Mar Photonics. Proprietary software provides delay stage and monochromator control and data acquisition, with both 2D and 3D data displays of wavelengths, time, and emission intensity. Polarization optics for polarization dependent fluorescence measurements, and a frequency doubler installed in the optical unit are optional features.

The system offers a standard time scale of 1600 ps, step size of 6.6 fs, temporal resolution <140 fs, repetition rate of pulses 1 kHz to 82 mHz, average power of >0.6 W and a footprint of W24" x H36" x L10". An optional time scale of 3600 ps and step size of 13.2 fs is also available. There are many applications for the Beacon, including studies of biological macromolecules, intra- and intermolecular dynamics in liquids such as vibrational cooling or solvation dynamics, ultrafast carrier dynamics in quantum dots, and fluorescence anisotropy. Research areas include cell biology, photophysics, femtochemistry, materials science and nanoscience.

Del Mar Photonics, Inc. (www.dmphotonics.com) is an established manufacturer and system integrator of advanced photonics products for scientific and industrial applications, including multiphoton imaging, scanning probe microscopy, micromachining, and ultrafast spectroscopy systems. Products include ultrafast lasers, amplifiers and related accessories. The Optics Store carries a full line of optics products at dmphotonics.com/optics.

Del Mar Photonics:
Melissa Love
+1 858 876 3133

Company Name: Del Mar Photonics, Inc.
Address 1: 4119 Twilight Ridge
Address 2:
City: San Diego
State: CA
Zip: 92130
Country: USA
Phone: 858-876-3133
URL: www.dmphotonics.com

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