1000M Series

Long Focal Length Spectrometer

The ultimate spectrometer for ultra-high spectral resolution down to 0.006 nm

Ultimate Resolution Monochromators (1 and 1.25 Meters)

The M Series II monochromators are the large focal length monochromators of choice for the most demanding spectroscopy applications. Ideal for extremely high resolution requirements such as Raman spectroscopy and emission structure analysis, and essential for the most demanding stray light rejection, the M Series also features optional dual automated entrance and exit ports for to extend the versatility of these outstanding spectrometers. These monochromators also benefit from the highest quality of gratings, also designed and manufactured by HORIBA.

Two Focal Lengths to Choose From

  • 1000M, 1 meter
  • 1250M, 1.25 meters
Segment: Scientific
Division: Custom Spectroscopy Solutions
Base product
Manufacturing Company: HORIBA Scientific
  • Unmatched  spectral resolution down to 0.006 nm
  • Accurate drive scanner steps at just 0.00025 nm/step
  • Fully automated
  • Optional dual entrance and dual exit ports
  • Kinematic grating mount
  • USB 2.0 interface

Overview

Single entrance and one or two exits

The M Series II is a group of high performance, research spectrometers with long focal length. The 1000M features a 1000 mm focal length with f/8 aperture. The 1250M has a 1250 mm focal length. Designed for experiments that require extremely low light-levels, the M Series II delivers unmatched spectral resolution for a variety of research applications, including:

  • Raman
  • Plasma emission
  • Photoluminescence
  • LIBS (Laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy)
  • LIPS (Laser-induced plasma spectroscopy)
  • LIF (Laser-induced fluorescence spectroscopy)

M Series II spectrometers feature a 150 nm to 15 μm wavelength-range (depending on the grating and detector used). A fine step-size of 0.00025 nm allows full resolution to be obtained while delivering superb accuracy (± 0.05 nm) and repeatability (± 0.005 nm). Other features include high-precision micrometer slits, a high-precision stepper drive, and a USB 2.0 computer interface.

Dual entrance and exit ports, with selectable swing mirrors, enhance the versatility and flexibility of the M Series II. This dual exit-port option allows for simultaneous mounting of two detectors. Data-acquisition can also be automated from two different optical setups by toggling between entrance ports. The M Series II is compatible with HORIBA Scientific’s complete library of interchangeable gratings, and full line of single-channel detectors, PMTs, and accessories.

The M Series II uses a precision worm/wheel gear drive mechanism under stepper motor control which enables a user to drive precisely to a given wavelength or scan over a wavelength range. The drive has a scan range of 0 Å to 15 000 Å (0–1500 nm) for a 1200 gr/mm grating. The wavelength resolution of the drive is user-selectable with a minimum step size of 0.000 25 nm (with a 1200 gr/mm grating). The drive must be initialized upon powering up. The initialization process precisely homes the drive mechanism, allowing for very accurate and repeatable wavelength settings. The drive will hold position indefinitely as long as the unit is on. If the system is powered down, there can be a small shift in drive position.

Slits

The M Series II micrometer slit provides a continuously adjustable slit-width from 0 mm to 3 mm. The micrometer scale provides an accurate, repeatable means for setting the slit-width. The scale reading is in millimeters with the fine lines representing 2 μm increments. Although the slit-width can be set to 0, we recommend that the slit-width be set to a minimum of 6 μm for the 1000M and 3 μm for the 1250M.

You can add accessories to the M series spectrometers to obtain optimum results for a variety of applications. Most accessories can be mounted directly to the slit assembly or to the slit assembly via an adapter.

Gratings

World Class Diffraction Gratings Manufactured by HORIBA

A Proud Tradition of Excellence

Since the acquisition by HORIBA of Jobin Yvon, a spectroscopy company founded in 1819, HORIBA Scientific has continued to define the leading edge of the Optics of Spectroscopy.

For the last 40 years HORIBA Scientific has taken a leading position in the design, development and manufacture of master and replica diffraction gratings. HORIBA Scientific diffraction gratings are found in both high volume OEM instruments and in world class cutting edge scientific applications. Our pattern of leadership in optics has been hallmarked by the continuing development of both classically ruled and holographic diffraction grating technologies. This led to the introduction in 1967 of the aberration corrected holographic grating and subsequently ion etched and blazed concave and plane holographic gratings.

The M series of spectrometers take full advantage of the highest quality of gratings that HORIBA designs and manufactures.

A Vast Array of Choices

There is a wide selection of gratings to choose from depending on optical requirements. Gratings are 50 x 50 mm for the M Series. There are three different types of gratings available; classically ruled, holographic, and blazed holographic. There is also a flat mirror that may be ordered for the dual grating turret option.

Ruled gratings

Select for applications where high throughput or low groove density is required, or when working in the infrared.  Typically, they have high throughput at the cost of higher stray light. 

Holographic gratings

Available in higher groove densities for finer resolution requirements and are excellent choices for experiments with laser excitation such as Raman or laser induced photoluminescence. They provide the lowest possible stray light possible, sometimes at the cost of lower throughput. 

Blazed holographic gratings

These gratings have the same advantages as holographic gratings with better throughput.

Groove Density

Ruled gratings and blazed holographic gratings have two fundamental parameters to choose from; the groove density, expressed in grooves (or lines) per millimeter, and the blaze angle which nominally refers to the peak reflectance wavelength expressed in nanometers.

The groove density of the selected grating affects the resolution and mechanical scanning range of the monochromator.  Below is a reference chart showing the affect groove density has on the mechanical scanning range of the monochromator as well as the reciprocal linear dispersion of the slits.

Grating Table for M Series II

Groove Density (gr/mm)

Typical Linear Dispersion (nm/mm)

Resolution1 (nm)

2 (nm)

 

1000M

1250M

1000M

1250M

 

1200

0.8

0.65

0.008

0.006

0 to 1500

600

1.6

1.3

0.016

0.012

0 to 3000

300

3.2

2.6

0.032

0.024

0 to 6000

150

6.4

5.2

0.064

0.048

0 to 12000

 

1All specifications given for 1200 gr/mm grating at 435 nm with 6 μm slits and 1 mm height limiter, and are subject to change without notice. All values for other gratings are approximate.

2 Recommended range is up to 80% of maximum value of scanning range.

Below is a comprehensive list of available gratings for the MicroHR series of spectrometers. Other gratings are also available upon request.

Ruled Gratings

Groove Density L/mm

Blaze Wavelength

Recommended Spectral Range

Blaze Angle

Part Numbers

1800

500 nm

250-850 nm

26°45'

510-02-180

1200

330 nm

200-700 nm

11°25'

510-05-180

1200

400 nm

200-800 nm

13°53'

510-06-180

1200

500 nm

250-950 nm

17°27'

510-07-180

1200

750 nm

400-1200 nm

26°45'

510-09-180

1200

1µm

500-1200 nm

36°52'

510-10-180

900

550 nm

250-1100 nm

14°30'

510-93-180

600

300 nm

200-600 nm

5°10'

510 11 180

600

400 nm

250-800 nm

6°54'

510 12 180

600

500 nm

250-1000 nm

8°38'

510 13 180

600

750 nm

400-1500 nm

13°00'

510-14-180

600

1µm

500-1700 nm

17°27'

510-15-180

600

1.5 µm

750-2400 nm

26°45'

510-16-180

600

2 µm

1000-2400 nm

36°52'

510-17-180

300

250 nm

150-500 nm

2°09'

510 50 180

300

500 nm

300-950 nm

4°18'

510 18 180

300

600 nm

350-1300 nm

5°10'

510 19 180

300

1 µm

700-2000 nm

8°38'

510-20-180

300

2 µm

1100-4500 nm

17°27'

510-21-180

300

3 µm

1700-5000 nm

26°45'

510-22-180

300

4 µm

2000-5000 nm

36°52'

510-23-180

150

500 nm

250-950 nm

2°09'

510 49 180

150

1-2 µm

800-2300 nm

5°10'

510-24-180

150

2 µm

1200-4000 nm

8°38'

510-25-180

150

4 µm

2.2 - 9 um

17°27'

510-26-180

150

5 µm

3.5 - 10 um

22°01'

510-27-180

150

6 µm

4 - 10 um

26°45'

510-28-180

150

8 µm

5 - 10 um

36°52'

510 29 180

120

2-5 µm

1.7 - 4.5 um

8°39'

510-30-180

120

5 µm

3 - 10 um

17°27'

510 31 180

120

7-5 µm

4.5 - 12 um

26°45'

510-32-180

100

450 nm

250-950 nm

1°17'

510-48-180

100

3 µm

1.7 - 6 um

8°38'

510-33-180

100

6 µm

3 - 13 um

17°27'

510 34 180

100

9 µm

5 - 14.5 um

26°45'

510 35 180

75

4 µm

2 - 8 um

8°38'

510-36-180

75

8 µm

5.5 - 17 um

17°27'

510 37 180

75

12 µm

8 - 19 um

26°45'

510-38-180

60

15 µm

9 - 24 um

26°45'

510 40 180

50

6 µm

3 - 12 um

8°38'

510-41-180

50

12 µm

8 - 22 um

17°27'

510-42-180

50

18 µm

11 - 28 um

26°45'

510 43 180

50

24 µm

15 - 30 um

36°52'

510-44-180

Holographic Gratings

Groove Density L/mm

Recommended Spectral Range

Part Numbers

3600

150-400 nm

520-07-180

3000

250-450 nm

520-09-180

2400

300-600 nm

520-12-180

2400

170-500 nm

520-13-180

2400

100-300 nm

520 14 180

2000

450-650 nm

520 15 180

2000

190-650 nm

520 16 180

2000

150-450 nm

520 17 180

2000

100-300 nm

520 18 180

1800

450-850 nm

520 -19 -180

1800

190-700 nm

520 -20 -180

1800

150-450 nm

520 21 180

1800

100-300 nm

520 22 180

1200

400-1200 nm

520 -24 -180

1200

190-700 nm

520 -25 -180

1200

150-450 nm

520 26 180

600

400-1300 nm

520 -29 -180

600

150-450 nm

520 30 180

150

250-800 nm

520 32 180

150

400-1200 nm

520 33 180

Blazed Holographic Gratings

Groove Density L/mm

Blaze Wavelength

Recommended Spectral Range

Part Number

2400

250 nm

190-600 nm

530-13-180

2400

330 nm

200-600 nm

530-11-180

2400

400 nm

300-600 nm

530-15-180

1800

500 nm

450-850 nm

530 19 180

1800

250 nm

180-650 nm

530-20-180

1800

400 nm

250-850 nm

530-18-180

1200

250 nm

190-450 nm

530-25-180

1200

330 nm

240-800 nm

530-22-180

1200

500 nm

300-1000 nm

530-24-180

1200

630 nm

400-1200 nm

530-27-180

1200

750 nm

500-1200 nm

530-28-180

1200

900 nm

600-1200 nm

530-50-180

950

900 nm

700-1700 nm

530 60 180

900

850 nm

700-1700 nm

530 -66 -180

600

500 nm

300-1000 nm

530 -29 -180

Diffraction Grating Calculator

The Diffraction Grating Calculator below can be used to determine the various optical performance specifications of HORIBA spectrometers when used in conjunction with selected spectroscopy cameras, point detectors and various grating alternatives. It is a very useful tool with pull down selections of all of our current spectrometers, cameras and gratings.

Computer Control

In addition to wavelength control the M Series has an optional automated turret control and automated control of the optional internal five position filter wheel.

There are multiple software platforms to choose from for spectrometer control and acquisition.

LabSpec

HORIBA’s world renowned software platform, LabSpec is ideal for most Raman and photoluminescence applications. It offers advanced capabilities, with expert functionality, control and flexibility. LabSpec is the first choice for most spectrometer customers.

SynerJY™

SynerJY™ software is a fully integrated data acquisition and data analysis program for spectroscopic systems. It is selected for custom spectroscopy configurations not suitable for LabSpec.

LabVIEW™

LabVIEW VI’s are now available for the complete line of instrumentation from the Optical Spectroscopy Division, allowing users to work with the LabVIEW™ development package from National Instruments. This option requires proficiency with LabVIEW™ programing.

SDK

Software Development Kits (SDK’s) are available for programmers who wish to write their own software control of HORIBA spectrometers. This option absolutely requires proficiency with programing

Accessories

Compatible Optical Building Blocks

The M Series monochromator is one of many inter-connectable Optical Building Blocks available from HORIBA Scientific. These Optical Building Blocks can be ordered together to form a subassembly or even a complete custom spectroscopy solution.

C-Mount Adapter

The M series can be provided with ational C-Mount coupler accessory for the exit port that allows it to be coupled to cameras that use a C-Mount thread. It can also be equipped with an entrance side C-Mount coupler so that it can be directly attached to a microscope with an appropriate C-Mount detection port.

Fiber Light Guides

We offer a selection of fiber optic and liquid light guides to choose from depending on the application.

Lens based fiber-coupler with f/# matching optics for SMA and ferrule (part number 220F, or 220F-AFC for FC Mount fibers).

Direct fiber-coupler with no optics for 10 mm and 0.25″ ferrule with thumbscrew x-y adjusters, (part number AFO-XY)

Mirror based fiber-coupler for 10 mm ferrule (part number J23078640). Contact us for information about SMA and FC adapters.

Simple fiber-adapter for 0.25″ ferrule (part number 120F).

Optical Choppers

If you would like to use an optical chopper with your spectrograph/monochromator, then we have a number of solutions. To learn more Optical Accessoriesclick here.


Single Channel Detectors

HORIBA offers a comprehensive array of single point detectors for a wide variety of applications in spectroscopy and biomedical research. These are complete detectors including housings, power supplies and facility for cooling if necessary. Used in conjunction with our monochromators and spectrographs these detectors allow you to configure a custom solution for your unique requirements. To learn more, click here.

Broad Band Light Sources

HORIBA Scientific has an excellent selection of broadband light sources. If you would like to couple the spectrograph/monochromator to one of these light sources, then we have adapters to physically connect them and create a tunable illuminator. To learn more about our broad band light sources, Light Sourcesclick here. Incidentally, if you are looking for such a tunable illuminator we have a separate page describing our Tunable PowerArccompact tunable illuminator, and our ultimate KiloArc™ tunable illuminator.

Sample Compartment

If you would like to couple your spectrograph/monochromator to a sample compartment, then we have a number of solutions. To learn more click here.

 

 

 

 1000M1250M 
Optical layoutCzerny-Turner with optional dual entrance and dual exit portsCzerny-Turner with optional dual entrance and dual exit ports 
Focal length1 meter1.25 meters 
Aperturef/8f/11 
Grating size110 x 110 mm110 x 110 mm 
Reciprocal linear dispersion0.8 nm/mm using 1200 gr/mm grating0.65 nm/mm using 1200 gr/mm grating 
Resolution0.008 nm0.006 nm 
SlitsHigh-precision micrometer adjustable from 3 µm to 3 mm with calibration every 2 µm.High-precision micrometer adjustable from 3 µm to 3 mm with calibration every 2 µm. 
Accuracy±0.15 nm±0.15 nm 
Repeatability±0.005 nm±0.005 nm 
Drive step-size0.00025 nm0.00025 nm 
Scan speed10 nm/s10 nm/s 
Computer controlUSB 2.0 built inUSB 2.0 built in 
Dimensions (not including adjustable legs)13.75" (W) × 43" (L) × 14.5" (H)
34.9 cm (W) × 109.2 cm (L) × 36.8 cm (H)
17.75" (W) × 53" (L) × 14.5" (H)
45 cm (W) × 134.6 cm (L) × 36.8 cm (H)
 
Weight160 lbs., 72.7 kg210 lbs., 96.9 kg 

*All specifications given for 1200 grooves/mm grating at 313.183 nm and are subject to change without notice

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