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LDI-NIR Laser Diode Illuminator

The LDI-NIR is the same great multiline, solid-state laser illuminator as the LDI-7, but offers more power and extends the range into the NIR.  This affordable multi-mode laser launch will change how you imagine laser illumination.

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The LDI-NIR is a multiline, solid-state laser illuminator offering 7 laser lines across the VIS-NIR with up to 1000mW of output power. The unit offers feedback controlled output stability and up to a 100:1 linear dynamic range.  LDI-NIR is a great light source for a wide range of applications including spinning disk confocal microscopy, structured illumination microscopy, FRAP, photoactivation/photoconversion.

 

Number of laser lines7 lines
Laser wavelengthsLDI-NIR : 405/445/470/520/555/640/730
Output powerOut of 400 micron, 0.22 NA fiber

405 nm –  450 mW
445 nm –  1000 mW
470 nm –  1000 mW
520 nm –  500 mW
555 nm –  1000 mW
640 nm –  900 mW

730 nm –  850 mW

Lifetime20,000 hrs – 2 year warranty
Stability<1% RMS (at 100% laser power)
Dimensions12.5″ x 9.2″ x 5.75″

 

High output powerShorter exposures
Faster imaging
Faster activation times in optogenetics and photoactivation experiments
Faster bleaching times in FRAP experiments
Feedback controlled optical stabilityQuantitative imaging, ideally suited for ratiometric imaging
More repeatable optogenetics experiments
Up to 100:1 linear dynamic rangeAbility to turn power down when needed and maintain stability and quantitative imaging
7 laser lines across the spectrumCovers most of the standard fluorescence probes
No user alignmentEasy to use and maintain
TTL and Analog controlNo need for software specific drivers
  • Spinning Disk Confocal Illumination
  • Photoactivation/Photoconversion/FRAP
  • Optogenetics
  • Whole Animal Imaging

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