Flame Spectrometer

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High Thermal Stability, Interchangeable Slits

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FLAME-S Preconfigured Models (Sony ILX511b detector)

Model Range (nm) Entrance Slit (μm) Optical Resolution (FWHM) Grating # Mirror Type Order Sorting (multi-bandpass detector coating) Focusing Lens
General Purpose FLAME-S-UV-VIS 200-850 25 ~1.5 nm 1 Aluminum 200-850 nm NA
FLAME-S-VIS-NIR 350-1000 25 ~1.5 nm 3 Aluminum 350-1000 nm NA
Extended Range FLAME-S-XR1 200-1025 25 ~2.0 nm 31 Aluminum 200-1100 nm  NA
Irradiance FLAME-S-RAD 200-850 50 ~3.0 nm 2 Aluminum 200-850 nm  L2

FLAME-T Preconfigured Models (Toshiba TCD1304TP detector)

Model Range Entrance Slit (μm) Optical Resolution (FWHM) Grating # Mirror Type Order Sorting (multi-bandpass detector coating) Focusing Lens
General Purpose FLAME-T-UV-VIS 200-850 25 ~1.5 nm 1 Aluminum 200-850 nm NA
FLAME-T-VIS-NIR 350-1000 25 ~1.5 nm 3 Aluminum 350-1000 nm  NA
Extended Range FLAME-T-XR1 200-1025 25 ~2.0 nm 31 Aluminum 200-1100 nm  NA
The Next Generation of Miniature Spectrometers

Take advantge of application-ready Flame systems for UV-Vis absorbance, fluorescenceVis-NIR reflectance and NIR spectroscopy.

The Flame spectrometer is built using industry-leading manufacturing techniques that help deliver high thermal stability and low unit to unit variation — without compromising the flexibility and configurability that are the hallmark of Ocean Optics miniature spectrometers. New features such as interchangeable slits, indicator LEDs and simple device connectors deliver more freedom and less frustration.

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Calculate the anticipated spectral range and optical resolution of your custom-configured Flame spectrometer.

Whether you are an educator looking for an instrument to teach students the basic principles of spectroscopy, a research lab looking to make a breakthrough, or an engineer working to integrate a spectrometer into an OEM system, the Flame will provide you with the performance and features you need to make your UV-Vis spectroscopy application successful.

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  • Modular — configurable to your application and needs within the wavelength range 190-1100 nm
  • Compatible — works with Ocean Optics light sources, accessories and software
  • Easy to use — plug and play via the micro USB connection
  • User interchangeable slit — allows you to vary the resolution and throughput of the spectrometer on demand
  • Indicator LEDs — indicator of power and data transfer status at all times
  • Compact and lightweight  89.1 mm x 63.3 mm x 34.4 mm and just 265 g

Key Feature Best For Example Applications
User Interchangeable Slits Users who wish to vary resolution and throughput during measurements, or switch from absorbance to fluorescence in minutes Life science and other labs using a variety of biological samples
Indicator LEDs Convenient visual reference for spectrometer operation and status Teaching and general lab use
Thermal Stability Applications that require repeatable results in industrial and other environments with varying temperatures and conditions LED binning and light metrology, process monitoring
Reduced Unit to Unit Variation OEM applications such as uncalibrated sensitivity and other measurement needs where users benefit from low variance OEM manufacturers of analytical instrumentation
Configurability Optimizing your spectrometer for application-specific requirements; adjusting range, throughput and resolution and adding features such as filters as required Laser characterization, low signal fluorescence and optimizing for specific absorbance bands
Plug & Play Operation Users that want the convenience of simple, fast operation via the microUSB connection; enables users to take the measurement to the sample Remote sensing measurements in the field, including air and water quality monitoring and solar irradiance
Ease of Integration OEMs and developers who need to integrate a spectrometer as part of a system via microUSB or RS-232 Engineering labs, developers, OEM manufacturers; works with LabVIEW and other design platforms

 Specifications FLAME-S FLAME-T
Optical resolution: ~0.1-10.0 nm FWHM (configuration dependent)
Signal-to-noise ratio: 250:1 (full signal) 300:1 (at full signal)
Dark noise: 50 RMS counts
Dynamic range: 1300:1 for a single acquisition, 8.5 x 10^7 (system)
Integration time: 1 ms – 65 seconds  3.8 ms – 10 seconds
Corrected linearity: >99%
A/D resolution: 16 bit
Power consumption: 250 mA @ 5 VDC
Inputs/Outputs: 8 x  user programmable GPIOs
Trigger modes: 4 modes
Strobe functions: Yes
Gated delay feature: Yes
Connectors: USB, high density 40 pin JAE DD4 connector
Detector: Sony ILX511B linear silicon CCD array Toshiba TCD1304AP linear silicon CCD array
Detector range: 190-1100 nm 190-1100 nm
Pixels: 2048 3648
Dimensions: 89.1 mm x 63.3 mm x 31.9 mm (34.4 mm with feet)
Weight: 265 g

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