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RAMOS RS120. Dual-channel automated Raman spectrometer


RAMOS RS120 compact Raman dual-channel spectrometer is a standalone research instrument designed to perform spectral measurements with capabilities at the level of high-end systems. 

RAMOS RS120 spectrometer has a rigid, moving parts free design that does not require adjustments, has both high sensitivity and high spectral resolution, and can be equipped with one or two single-mode lasers 488/633 nm or 532/785 nm simultaneously. 

RAMOS RS120 can be equipped with Raman fiber optic probes.

RAMOS RS120 with fiber

RAMOS RS120 without fibers


  A wide range of capabilities, high reliability, and compact size allow RAMOS RS120 to be used for a wide range of scientific and industrial applications.

The objects for complex research can be semiconductors, minerals, polymers, pharmaceutical and biological substances, coatings, and other materials.

 

Main features


  • Research level Raman spectrometer with advanced measurement techniques  
  • One or two integrated single-mode lasers
  • Fully automated change of lasers/gratings without additional system alignment
  • No moving parts in the spectrometer except laser shutters
  • Two non-switching spectral gratings (one for each laser)
  • Compact
  • Automatic adjustment of laser radiation power level
  • Ability to connect fiber optic Raman probes
  • Wide dynamic range and extremely high sensitivity of innovative sCMOS detector
  • Edge or Notch Filters for Stokes and Anti-Stokes Spectroscopy
  • Ultra-Low Frequency Raman (THz-Raman) from 10 cm-1
  • Advanced control software allows performing various types of measurements: areas, lines, sections, profiles
  • Library of over 10,000 spectra
  • Integration of third-party spectral databases
  • The most affordable price in the Research Class segment of instruments


Specification


  • One or two built-in single-mode lasers 488/633 nm or 532/785 nm
  • Power of lasers up to 500 mW
  • Spectral range from 70 cm-1 to 4800 cm-1
  • Standard 100 cm-1 Edge filters , 50 cm-1 optional
  • Spectral resolution up to 4 cm-1 (for 532 nm laser)
  • Low frequency cut-off up to 10 cm-1
  • 4096-pixel wide sCMOS detector with 7 µm pixels 

The characteristic spectra of aspirin and paracetamol
The characteristic spectra of aspirin and paracetamol.

The Raman spectrum of paracetamol has characteristic peaks near 1650 cm-1 (C = O stretching vibration) and 1612 cm-1 (N-H stretching vibration).

The Raman spectrum of aspirin has characteristic bands of 1606 cm-1 (C-C stretching vibration) and 1622 cm-1 (C-O vibration of carboxyl group).

Application fields


Biology


Visualization of cellular components with minimum perturbation  

Geology


Characterization of minerals, detection of components distribution and their phase transitions  

Material science


Investigation of various materials with high spatial resolution - superconductors, polymers, coatings, composites, carbon nanotubes, graphene, etc  

Pharmaceutics


Identification and distribution of chemical components and molecular conformers in various drugs

Cosmetology


A promising technique for researching the composition of skincare products as well as their penetration ability  

Heritage and Art, Gemology


Determination of pigments and binding agents used in painting

Spectroscopic analysis of archaeological samples (ceramics, glass, etc.) gives information on their origins and history

Rapid identification of precious and semi-precious stones, e.g. identification of natural and synthetic diamonds  

Polymers


Determination of polymers microstructure and composition, including qualitative analysis of copolymers, determination of additives and fillers (plasticizers, pigments, colorants, etc.)

Kinetics research: polymerization, destruction processes (chemical or thermal)  

Forensics


Identification of unknown substances, different types of fibers, glasses, paints, explosive materials, inks, narcotic and toxic substances, proof of authenticity of documents     

and many more...

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