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Luma 40/PQ

Peltier-based temperature-controlled cuvette holder for a PicoQuant FluoTime 300 Fluorescence Lifetime Spectrometer
Product Overview

The Luma 40/PQ is a temperature-controlled cuvette holder for use in a PicoQuant FluoTime 300 Fluorescence Lifetime Spectrometer. Use the Luma 40/PQ for normal temperature ranges of -15 °C to +105 °C. Add a Windowed Jacket, purge with dry gas and run the temperature down to at least -40 °C. Purchase the extended temperature option and extend the range up to +150 °C or down to about -50 °C. Fluorescence is sensitive to temperature and reliable measurements require the precise temperature control of the Luma 40/PQ. PicoQuant provides sophisticated control for the Luma 40/PQ. If your experiments require such control, please contact PicoQuant.

Product Features

Four optical ports
Rapid, precise temperature control
Optional extended temperature range
Windowed jacket available for temperature extremes
Variable speed magnetic stirring
Dry gas purge for work at low temperature
Sample tray with utilities brought to front panel
Probe input for sample temperature
NIST-traceable temperature calibration
Fully integrated software control

  • Technical Specifications
    Number of cuvettes controlled
    1
    Typical use
    Fluorescence
    Standard cuvette size (outside)
    12.5 mm x 12.5 mm
    Optical ports per cuvette
    4
    Optical port dimensions
    12 mm high x 10 mm wide
    Built-in optical slit holders
    4 per cuvette
    Cuvette z-height
    8.5 or 15 mm for most models
    Windowed jacket available
    2, 3 or 4 windows
    Normal factory set temperature range
    -40 °C to +105 °C
    Temperature range easily achievable
    -15 °C to +105 °C
    Range with special techniques
    -40 °C to +105 °C
    Extended factory set temperature range
    -55 °C to +150 °C
    Extended temperature range achievable
    -50 °C to +150 °C
    Temperature precision
    ±0.02 °C
    Temperature accuracy
    Better than ±0.15 °C from 0 ⁰C to +80 ⁰C
    Accuracy greater range
    Better than ±0.3 ⁰C from ‐20 ⁰C to +110 ⁰C
    Temperature reproducibility
    Better than ±0.07 °C
    Thermistor probes accepted
    Series 400 or Series 500
    Magnetic stirring motor type
    Stepper
    Magnetic stirring speed range
    1-2500 rpm
    Default stirring speed
    1200 rpm
    Stirring speed best performance
    60-1800 rpm
  • Basic Package

    Luma 40 – Temperature-controlled cuvette holder (standard z-height = 8.5 mm)
    TC 1/Single – Temperature Controller
    Bath 10 – Circulator
    NIST-traceable calibration and performance data
    Accessories – Magnetic stir bar, tubing, cables, optical slits and opaque cap

  • Accessories
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