• 508 PV™ Microscope Spectrometer

    Add spectroscopy to your microscope

508 PV™ Microscope Spectrophotometer

Add spectroscopy to your microscope

The 508 PV™ microscope spectrophotometer is designed to add spectroscopy, color imaging, thin film thickness measurement and colorimetry capabilities to your optical microscope or probe station. It can also be used to upgrade an older microspectrometer with cutting edge optics, electronics and software.

The 508 PV™ attaches to an open photoport and enables you to collect transmission, reflectance, polarization or even fluorescence and luminescence spectra of microscopic samples.  Featuring Lightblades™ spectrophotometer technology from CRAIC, the 508 PV™ spectrophotometer has a usable spectral range from the ultraviolet to the near infrared.  With the 508 PV™, you can acquire high quality spectra of even sub-micron samples rapidly, non-destructively and with ease.

The 508 PV™ microscope spectrophotometer is ideal for diverse applications such as colorimetry of pixels on flat panel displays, reflectometry of vitrinite coal and source rock, or thin film thickness measurements of optics and semiconductors. The 508 PV™is also a cost effective way to upgrade older microspectrometers to the latest hardware and software.

 
 

Features

Key Features*

 

Add the 508 PV™ to any microscope or probe station for spectroscopy, colorimetry and micro spot film thickness.

  • Featuring Lightblades™ spectrophotometers designed specifically for microspectroscopy
  • User selected spectral range from deep UV to NIR
  • 250 to 2100 nm available spectral range
  • Permanently calibrated, variable measurement areas even below a micron
  • Thermoelectric cooling available to improve signal-to-noise ratios and long term stability.
  • Incorporates high resolution, color digital imaging...up to 6 megapixels available
  • Featured with Lambdafire™ spectroscopy and imaging control and analysis software.  Lambdafire™ also includes touchscreen control.
  • Calibrated, variable measurement areas even smaller than a micron
  • Transmission microspectroscopy
  • Reflectance microspectroscopy
  • Fluorescence microspectroscopy
  • Polarization microspectroscopy
  • Photoluminescence microspectroscopy
  • Thin film thickness measurements
  • Colorimetry of microscopic samples
  • Refractive index measurements with the rIQ™ package
  • Manual or fully automated operation
  • Precision temperature control of samples
  • Specialized software including statistical analysis, spectral databasing, image analysis and more
  • NIST traceable microspectrometer standards
  • Easy to use and maintain
  • From the experts in microspectroscopy
508 PV™ Microscope Spectrophotometer

 

The 508 PV™ Microscope Spectrophotometer can be configured to acquire spectra from the deep ultraviolet to the near infrared. It can be added to a microscope to acquire spectra and images in absorbance, reflectance, and fluorescence.
 
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UV-visible-NIR microscopes, UV-visible-NIR microspectrometers and Raman microspectrometers are general purpose laboratory instruments. They have not been cleared or approved by the European IVD Directive, the United States Food and Drug Administration or any other agency for diagnostic, clinical or other medical use. 

The lit octagonal optical head is a trademark of CRAIC Technologies, Inc. CRAIC Technologies, 508™, 508 PV™ and "Perfect Vision for Science" are all trademarks of CRAIC Technologies, Inc. Instrument features offered depend upon instrument configuration.  Features listed here may not be present in some configurations.

*Features and specifications depend upon instrument configuration.  Specifications subject to change without notice.