Vernier Flash Photolysis Spectrometer

Vernier Flash Photolysis Spectrometer

Vernier Flash Photolysis Spectrometer

$4,999.00

The Vernier Flash Photolysis Spectrometer is a simple, user-friendly device for demonstrating the fundamental principles of chemical kinetics and photochemistry to undergraduate chemistry students. It measures the absorption and emission changes over time of a photoexcited sample at a single wavelength, which is determined by a filter (600 nm filter included).

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Photochemical reactions are very important in many areas of chemistry with applications including photodynamic therapy and solar energy harvesting. These reactions often proceed quickly and, as a result, require fast reaction techniques to analyze. The Vernier Flash Photolysis Spectrometer is a simple, user-friendly transient absorption spectrometer. It is useful for demonstrating the fundamental principles of these types of fast, photo-catalyzed reactions. Some experiment ideas include kinetics of photochemical reactions such as

  • Excited-state dynamics
  • Triplet-decay analysis
  • Time-resolved phosphorescence
  • Phosphorescence-quenching kinetics
  • Isomerization
  • Reactive free radicals
  • Photocatalysis

Specifications

  • Spectral coverage: 450–750 nm
  • Temporal resolution: 100 microseconds
  • Spectral Resolution: Determined by the interference filter used (10 nm with the included 600 nm interference filter)
  • Minimum time window: 15 milliseconds

Experiments

The reference manual contains helpful background information on excited state chemical kinetics, important technical information for operation, and three experiments:

What's Included

  • Vernier Flash Photolysis Spectrometer
  • AC power supply
  • One fluorescence quartz cuvette
  • USB cable
  • Empty filter housing (fits standard size, third party filters: 12.5 mm OD and 9.0 mm ID)
  • 600 nm filter (10 nm FWHM) in filter housing
  • Quick start guide

Accessories

There are no accessories available for this product.

Software

The Vernier Flash Photolysis Spectrometer is currently for Windows computers only. It connects directly to a computer via USB and does not require a Vernier interface. The software is provided as a free download. You do not need to purchase LabVIEW for this VI to work.

Download Flash Photolysis Spectrometer Software

Installation Instructions

  1. Download the zip file VSP-FP_Flash_Photolysis_Software.zip.
  2. Extract the zip file.
  3. Open and run the software.

Support

User Manual

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View Reference Manual
The reference manual contains helpful background information on excited state chemical kinetics, important technical information for operation, and three experiments.

Warranty

5-year limited warranty
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Educational use only: Vernier products are designed for educational use. They are not appropriate for industrial, medical, or commercial applications.

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