Standard Mini-Chrom Monochromator

Standard Mini-Chrom Monochromator

The Standard Mini-Chrom (MC) is a manual unit which utilizes a micrometer for wavelength selection and readout. Turning the micrometer causes, via a precision sine bar drive, rotation of the diffraction grating which positions the desired wavelength at the exit slit.

Wavelength is read directly from the micrometer at 1 nm per division in models 01, 02, 03, and 04. Wavelength readout for near infra-red models (05 and 06) is 2 nm per division.

Standard Mini-Chroms are used in a variety of physics, chemistry, engineering and the life science applications that require a small yet high performance manually tuned monochromator for precision wavelength selection.

For more detailed information on monochromator design, operation, beam geometry and alignment, please click here.

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Product SKUs

  • Standard Monochromator, 190 – 650 nm

    Grating Curve
    2400 Line UV Holographic (Models 01)
    MC1-01
    $1,389.00
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    Standard Mini-Chrom Monochromator Specifications | MC1-01

    Resolution with 1 mm slits

    5.34 nm

    Operating Range

    190 – 650 nm

    f Number

    3.9

    Focal Length

    74 mm

    Beam Path

    In Line

    Resolution with 50μ slits

    0.27 nm

    Resolution with 100μ slits

    0.53 nm

    Resolution with 150μ slits

    0.80 nm

    Resolution with 300μ slits

    1.60 nm

    Resolution with 600μ slits

    3.21 nm

    Grating Type

    Holographic

    Grating Density

    2400 grooves/mm

    Grating Blaze Wavelength

    250 nm

    Grating Size

    2 cm2

    Linear Dispersion (Center of Range)

    5.34 nm/mm

    Stray Light

    ≤ 0.003%

    Wavelength Accuracy

    ± 0.2% of λ

    Wavelength Reproducibility

    ± 0.15%

    Wavelength Readability

    0.2 nm

    Operating Temperature Range

    -20° C to +80° C

    Damage Threshold: Pulsed

    350 mJ /cm², 200 nano sec. pulse

    Damage Threshold: CW laser

    40 Watt/cm²

  • Standard Monochromator, 200 – 800 nm

    Grating Curve
    1800 Line UV Holographic (Models 02)
    MC1-02
    $1,389.00
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    Standard Mini-Chrom Monochromator Specifications | MC1-02

    Resolution with 1 mm slits

    7.27 nm

    Operating Range

    200 – 800 nm

    f Number

    3.9

    Focal Length

    74 mm

    Beam Path

    In Line

    Resolution with 50μ slits

    0.36 nm

    Resolution with 100μ slits

    0.73 nm

    Resolution with 150μ slits

    1.09 nm

    Resolution with 300μ slits

    2.18 nm

    Resolution with 600μ slits

    4.36 nm

    Grating Type

    Holographic

    Grating Density

    1800 grooves/mm

    Grating Blaze Wavelength

    250 nm

    Grating Size

    2 cm2

    Linear Dispersion (Center of Range)

    7.27 nm/mm

    Stray Light

    ≤ 0.003%

    Wavelength Accuracy

    ± 0.2% of λ

    Wavelength Reproducibility

    ± 0.15%

    Wavelength Readability

    0.2 nm

    Operating Temperature Range

    -20° C to +80° C

    Damage Threshold: Pulsed

    350 mJ /cm², 200 nano sec. pulse

    Damage Threshold: CW laser

    40 Watt/cm²

  • Standard Monochromator, 360 – 1.0 μ

    Grating Curve
    300 Line 500nm Ruled (Models 09)
    MC1-09
    $1,389.00
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    Standard Mini-Chrom Monochromator Specifications | MC1-09

    Resolution with 1 mm slits

    44.79 nm

    Operating Range

    360 nm – 1.0 μ

    f Number

    3.9

    Focal Length

    74 mm

    Beam Path

    In Line

    Resolution with 50μ slits

    2.24 nm

    Resolution with 100μ slits

    4.48 nm

    Resolution with 150μ slits

    6.72 nm

    Resolution with 300μ slits

    13.44 nm

    Resolution with 600μ slits

    26.88 nm

    Grating Type

    Ruled

    Grating Density

    300 grooves/mm

    Grating Blaze Wavelength

    500 nm

    Grating Size

    2 cm2

    Linear Dispersion (Center of Range)

    44.72 nm/mm

    Stray Light

    ≤ 0.02%

    Wavelength Accuracy

    ± 0.2% of λ

    Wavelength Reproducibility

    ± 0.15%

    Wavelength Readability

    0.2 nm

    Operating Temperature Range

    -20° C to +80° C

    Damage Threshold: Pulsed

    350 mJ /cm², 200 nano sec. pulse

    Damage Threshold: CW laser

    40 Watt/cm²

  • Standard Monochromator, 360 – 800 nm

    Grating Curve
    1200 Line 400nm Ruled (Models 07)
    MC1-07
    $1,389.00
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    Standard Mini-Chrom Monochromator Specifications | MC1-07

    Resolution with 1 mm slits

    11.2 nm

    Operating Range

    360 – 800 nm

    f Number

    3.9

    Focal Length

    74 mm

    Beam Path

    In Line

    Resolution with 50μ slits

    0.6 nm

    Resolution with 100μ slits

    1.1 nm

    Resolution with 150μ slits

    1.7 nm

    Resolution with 300μ slits

    3.3 nm

    Resolution with 600μ slits

    6.7 nm

    Grating Type

    Ruled

    Grating Density

    1200 grooves/mm

    Grating Blaze Wavelength

    400 nm

    Grating Size

    2 cm2

    Linear Dispersion (Center of Range)

    11.15 nm/mm

    Stray Light

    ≤ 0.02%

    Wavelength Accuracy

    ± 0.2% of λ

    Wavelength Reproducibility

    ± 0.15%

    Wavelength Readability

    0.2 nm

    Operating Temperature Range

    -20° C to +80° C

    Damage Threshold: Pulsed

    350 mJ /cm², 200 nano sec. pulse

    Damage Threshold: CW laser

    40 Watt/cm²

  • Standard Monochromator, 300 – 800 nm

    Grating Curve
    1800 Line VIS Holographic (Models 03)
    MC1-03
    $1,389.00
    1 in stock
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    Standard Mini-Chrom Monochromator Specifications | MC1-03

    Resolution with 1 mm slits

    7.27 nm

    Operating Range

    300 – 800 nm

    f Number

    3.9

    Focal Length

    74 mm

    Beam Path

    In Line

    Resolution with 50μ slits

    0.36 nm

    Resolution with 100μ slits

    0.73 nm

    Resolution with 150μ slits

    1.09 nm

    Resolution with 300μ slits

    2.18 nm

    Resolution with 600μ slits

    4.36 nm

    Grating Type

    Holographic

    Grating Density

    1800 grooves/mm

    Grating Blaze Wavelength

    500 nm

    Grating Size

    2 cm2

    Linear Dispersion (Center of Range)

    7.16 nm/mm

    Stray Light

    ≤ 0.003%

    Wavelength Accuracy

    ± 0.2% of λ

    Wavelength Reproducibility

    ± 0.15%

    Wavelength Readability

    0.2 nm

    Operating Temperature Range

    -20° C to +80° C

    Damage Threshold: Pulsed

    350 mJ /cm², 200 nano sec. pulse

    Damage Threshold: CW laser

    40 Watt/cm²

  • Standard Monochromator, 360 – 800 nm

    Grating Curve
    900 Line 500nm Ruled (Models 08)
    MC1-08
    $1,389.00
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    Standard Mini-Chrom Monochromator Specifications | MC1-08

    Resolution with 1 mm slits

    15.0 nm

    Operating Range

    360 – 800 nm

    f Number

    3.9

    Focal Length

    74 mm

    Beam Path

    In Line

    Resolution with 50μ slits

    0.8 nm

    Resolution with 100μ slits

    1.5 nm

    Resolution with 150μ slits

    2.3 nm

    Resolution with 300μ slits

    4.5 nm

    Resolution with 600μ slits

    9.0 nm

    Grating Type

    Ruled

    Grating Density

    900 grooves/mm

    Grating Blaze Wavelength

    500 nm

    Grating Size

    2 cm2

    Linear Dispersion (Center of Range)

    15.00 nm/mm

    Stray Light

    ≤ 0.02%

    Wavelength Accuracy

    ± 0.2% of λ

    Wavelength Reproducibility

    ± 0.15%

    Wavelength Readability

    0.2 nm

    Operating Temperature Range

    -20° C to +80° C

    Damage Threshold: Pulsed

    350 mJ /cm², 200 nano sec. pulse

    Damage Threshold: CW laser

    40 Watt/cm²

  • Standard Monochromator, 420 nm – 1.15 μ

    Grating Curve
    1200 Line VIS Holographic (Models 04V)
    MC1-04V
    $1,389.00
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    Standard Mini-Chrom Monochromator Specifications | MC1-04V

    Resolution with 1 mm slits

    10.62 nm

    Operating Range

    420 nm – 1.15 μ

    f Number

    3.9

    Focal Length

    74 mm

    Beam Path

    In Line

    Resolution with 50μ slits

    0.53 nm

    Resolution with 100μ slits

    1.06 nm

    Resolution with 150μ slits

    1.59 nm

    Resolution with 300μ slits

    3.19 nm

    Resolution with 600μ slits

    6.37 nm

    Grating Type

    Holographic

    Grating Density

    1200 grooves/mm

    Grating Blaze Wavelength

    500 nm

    Grating Size

    2 cm2

    Linear Dispersion (Center of Range)

    10.66 nm/mm

    Stray Light

    ≤ 0.003%

    Wavelength Accuracy

    ± 0.2% of λ

    Wavelength Reproducibility

    ± 0.15%

    Wavelength Readability

    0.2 nm

    Operating Temperature Range

    -20° C to +80° C

    Damage Threshold: Pulsed

    350 mJ /cm², 200 nano sec. pulse

    Damage Threshold: CW laser

    40 Watt/cm²

  • Standard Monochromator, 500 nm – 1.2 μ

    Grating Curve
    1200 Line 750nm Ruled (Models 04)
    MC1-04
    $1,389.00
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    Standard Mini-Chrom Monochromator Specifications | MC1-04

    Resolution with 1 mm slits

    10.62 nm

    Operating Range

    500 nm – 1.2 μ

    f Number

    3.9

    Focal Length

    74 mm

    Beam Path

    In Line

    Resolution with 50μ slits

    0.53 nm

    Resolution with 100μ slits

    1.06 nm

    Resolution with 150μ slits

    1.59 nm

    Resolution with 300μ slits

    3.19 nm

    Resolution with 600μ slits

    6.37 nm

    Grating Type

    Ruled

    Grating Density

    1200 grooves/mm

    Grating Blaze Wavelength

    750 nm

    Grating Size

    2 cm2

    Linear Dispersion (Center of Range)

    10.66 nm/mm

    Stray Light

    ≤ 0.02%

    Wavelength Accuracy

    ± 0.2% of λ

    Wavelength Reproducibility

    ± 0.15%

    Wavelength Readability

    0.2 nm

    Operating Temperature Range

    -20° C to +80° C

    Damage Threshold: Pulsed

    350 mJ /cm², 200 nano sec. pulse

    Damage Threshold: CW laser

    40 Watt/cm²

  • Standard Monochromator, 750 nm – 1.7 μ

    Grating Curve
    830 Line 1.2um Ruled (Models 05)
    MC1-05G
    $1,499.00
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    Standard Mini-Chrom Monochromator Specifications | MC1-05G

    Resolution with 1 mm slits

    15.40 nm

    Operating Range

    750 nm – 1.7 μ

    f Number

    3.9

    Focal Length

    74 mm

    Beam Path

    In Line

    Resolution with 50μ slits

    0.77 nm

    Resolution with 100μ slits

    1.54 nm

    Resolution with 150μ slits

    2.31 nm

    Resolution with 300μ slits

    4.62 nm

    Resolution with 600μ slits

    9.24 nm

    Grating Type

    Ruled

    Grating Density

    830 grooves/mm

    Grating Blaze Wavelength

    1.2 µ

    Grating Size

    2 cm2

    Linear Dispersion (Center of Range)

    15.42 nm/mm

    Stray Light

    ≤ 0.02%

    Wavelength Accuracy

    ± 0.2% of λ

    Wavelength Reproducibility

    ± 0.15%

    Wavelength Readability

    0.2 nm

    Operating Temperature Range

    -20° C to +80° C

    Damage Threshold: Pulsed

    350 mJ /cm², 200 nano sec. pulse

    Damage Threshold: CW laser

    40 Watt/cm²

  • Standard Monochromator, 850 nm – 2.2 μ

    Grating Curve
    600 Line 1.6um Ruled (Models 06)
    MC1-06G
    $1,499.00
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    Standard Mini-Chrom Monochromator Specifications | MC1-06G

    Resolution with 1 mm slits

    21.67 nm

    Operating Range

    850 nm – 2.2 μ

    f Number

    3.9

    Focal Length

    74 mm

    Beam Path

    In Line

    Resolution with 50μ slits

    1.08 nm

    Resolution with 100μ slits

    2.17 nm

    Resolution with 150μ slits

    3.25 nm

    Resolution with 300μ slits

    6.50 nm

    Resolution with 600μ slits

    13.00 nm

    Grating Type

    Ruled

    Grating Density

    600 grooves/mm

    Grating Blaze Wavelength

    1.6 µ

    Grating Size

    2 cm2

    Linear Dispersion (Center of Range)

    21.73 nm/mm

    Stray Light

    ≤ 0.02%

    Wavelength Accuracy

    ± 0.2% of λ

    Wavelength Reproducibility

    ± 0.15%

    Wavelength Readability

    0.2 nm

    Operating Temperature Range

    -20° C to +80° C

    Damage Threshold: Pulsed

    350 mJ /cm², 200 nano sec. pulse

    Damage Threshold: CW laser

    40 Watt/cm²

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