Arc light sources
Arc light sources have high UV and VIS output with some lines in the NIR. The small bright arcs have significant advantages when used with condensing optics. Arc light sources produce either a highly collimated beam or a small bright focused spot. The high, intense spectral peaks of mercury arc light sources make them excellent light sources for spectroscopic studies. The rich UV output makes them suitable for exposure of many photoresists.Features
- Three lamp housings to operate Xe, Hg and Hg(Xe) arc lamps rated from 75 to 1200 W
- Wavelength range: 200 2500 nm
- High radiance in the UV and VIS
- Intense collimated or focused output beams
- Close match to a point source
- Xe arc lamps are excellent to simulate sunlight
Xe arc lamp light sources are the preferred artificial sources to simulate sunlight. The high color temperature of the Xenon lamps is a close match to the solar temperature. This results in very similar solar spectra in the UV and VIS although the source has some Xe emissions lines in the near IR. The extensive use of arc lamp sources demands the need for special, rugged adaptable lamp housings and reliable power supplies. The individual light sources of our comprehensive line of 50 – 1200 W arc light sources differs in lamp housing type, condenser optics and power supply. We offer everything from low-cost, general purpose systems to specialized arc light source systems for diverse applications. A large selection of optical and mechanical accessories adapts the light source to your individual requirements.
Fluorescence, Luminescence and Phosphorescence
Absorbance and Reflectance
Detection of optical Schlieren
Fiber optic light sources
With the appropriate accessories, our 150 W, 500 W and even 1 KW lamp housings can easily be operated as fiber optic light sources. Hg and Xe arc lamps up to 200 W are preferred sources for UV and ...
Light source accessories
Our optical and mechanical accessories facilitate the delivery of the desired radiation to your sample or additional processing equipment. They allow you to reimage the source or filter, attenuate ...
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