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The Electro-Lite LED-200 is a UV curing system powered by an advanced Light Emitting Diode (LED) with an output of 2.5 W/cm2 . This compact, handheld unit operates by battery and is completely portable. The microprocessor provides accurate control of timing and an LCD display shows operational status. This light, easy-to-use, ...

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Wavelength: 365 nm
Light Source Power: 2.5 W
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The Heraeus HST-DB566 light source has deuterium and tungsten halogen lamps designed to provide spectral output from 190 nm to 2,500 nm. Coupled with a convenient SMA fiber connection, the table top light source offers ease and flexibility for spectroscopic and photon applications. The HST-DB566 utilizes the latest technology in ...

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Type Of Lamp: Tungsten Halogen Lamp, Deuterium Lamp
Spectral Output Range:
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FiberLight is a compact UV-Vis light source designed for mobile spectroscopy applications and all types of handheld devices that require a low power consumption UV-Vis light source. FiberLight has a continuous spectrum covering the whole range from vacuum UV to near Infrared. The FiberLight System is a complete UV-Vis light source ...

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Type Of Lamp: Tungsten Halogen Lamp, Deuterium Lamp
Spectral Output Range: 200 - 1100 nm
Operation Voltage (Deuterium): Approximately 1 kV
Voltage (Tungsten): 5 Vdc
Current (Tungsten): 45 mAdc
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The Heraeus hollow cathode lamp product range comprises 70 single-element lamps and more than 120 multi-element lamps of the most varied designs to cover almost all appliances. The Heraeus catalogue includes 70 single-element lamps in standard 37 mm (1.5 inch) and 50 mm (2 inch) diameters to fit almost any AA instrument. All cathode ...

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Type Of Lamp: Deuterium and Tungsten Halogen
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The Heraeus hollow cathode lamp product range comprises 70 single-element lamps and more than 120 multi-element lamps of the most varied designs to cover almost all appliances. The Heraeus catalogue includes 70 single-element lamps in standard 37 mm (1.5 inch) and 50 mm (2 inch) diameters to fit almost any AA instrument. All cathode ...

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Type Of Lamp: Deuterium and Tungsten Halogen
Parameters: Vary by Element
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The Heraeus hollow cathode lamp product range comprises 70 single-element lamps and more than 120 multi-element lamps of the most varied designs to cover almost all appliances. The Heraeus catalogue includes 70 single-element lamps in standard 37 mm (1.5 inch) and 50 mm (2 inch) diameters to fit almost any AA instrument. All cathode ...

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Type Of Lamp: Deuterium and Tungsten Halogen
Parameters: Vary by Element
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The Heraeus hollow cathode lamp product range comprises 70 single-element lamps and more than 120 multi-element lamps of the most varied designs to cover almost all appliances. The Heraeus catalogue includes 70 single-element lamps in standard 37 mm (1.5 inch) and 50 mm (2 inch) diameters to fit almost any AA instrument. All cathode ...

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Type Of Lamp: Deuterium and Tungsten Halogen
Parameters: Vary by Element
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The Heraeus hollow cathode lamp product range comprises 70 single-element lamps and more than 120 multi-element lamps of the most varied designs to cover almost all appliances. The Heraeus catalogue includes 70 single-element lamps in standard 37 mm (1.5 inch) and 50 mm (2 inch) diameters to fit almost any AA instrument. All cathode ...

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Type Of Lamp: Deuterium and Tungsten Halogen
Parameters: Vary by Element
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The Heraeus hollow cathode lamp product range comprises 70 single-element lamps and more than 120 multi-element lamps of the most varied designs to cover almost all appliances. The Heraeus catalogue includes 70 single-element lamps in standard 37 mm (1.5 inch) and 50 mm (2 inch) diameters to fit almost any AA instrument. All cathode ...

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Type Of Lamp: Deuterium and Tungsten Halogen
Parameters: Vary by Element
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FiberLight is a compact UV-Vis light source designed for mobile spectroscopy applications and all types of handheld devices that require a low power consumption UV-Vis light source. FiberLight has a continuous spectrum covering the whole range from vacuum UV to near Infrared.    The FiberLight System is a complete UV-Vis ...

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Type Of Lamp: Tungsten Halogen Lamp, Deuterium Lamp
Spectral Output Range: 185 - 1100 nm
Exciting Frequency (Deuterium): 250 kHz
Operation Voltage (Deuterium): Approximately 1 kV
Operation Voltage (Tungsten): 5 Vdc
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Heraeus manufactures a wide range of cool running xenon flash lamps, devices which efficiently convert electrical energy stored in a capacitor into a high intensity light flash. All the lamps use materials which are specially selected for high performance and long life. They are manufactured using high temperature and high vacuum ...

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Type Of Lamp: Xenon
Output: 16 Watts
Bulb Size: Small
Arc Gap: 2.0 - 5.0 mm
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Extended lamp envelope for longer lifetime and improved performance. Heraeus manufactures a wide range of cool running xenon flash lamps, devices which efficiently convert electrical energy stored in a capacitor into a high intensity light flash. All the lamps use materials which are specially selected for high performance and long ...

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Type Of Lamp: Xenon
Arc Gap: 2.0 - 5.0 mm
Output: 16 Watts
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The SPOT Matrix is a powerful and stable UV LED spot curing system that provides a customized irradiation area for precise and quality material processing.   With its efficient head cooling design, the system ensures no thermal distortion, and its multi-head option allows for a wide range of applications. Its easy ...

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Wavelength: 365 nm
Light Source Power: -- W
Front Panel Display: LCD
External Control: Foot pedal & Front panel
Voltage: 100~240VAC 50Hz
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The ETI-SPOT 800 is a powerful UV LED curing system that provides stable and efficient UV irradiation for various applications such as precise optics bonding, PUH assembling, winding and terminal curing, and medical equipment fine bonding and curing.   With its energy-efficient and environmentally friendly design, this ...

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Wavelength: 365 nm
Light Source Power: -- W
Product Model: ETI – SPOT series
Front Panel Display: LCD
External Control: Foot pedal
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Obtaining good measurement results requires good and stable lighting. With this in mind Admesy developed the Steropes Halogen light source, which is a stable, accurate light source controlled by a current stabilisation circuit. With the Steropes halogen the user is certain to have a light output at +/- 0,1% / 0C accuracy. ...

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Type Of Lamp: Halogen
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Ultraviolet C light with a wavelength of 222 nm-safer to use around humans-it cannot penetrate the outer non-living layer of human eyes and skin; it does not penetrate human skin or eyes; it can be used for occupied public spaces, including A hospital where nosocomial infection may occur. This far UVC light sterilizer is easy to ...

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Wavelength: 222 nm
Light Source Power: 2900μw/cm² (5cm) W
Wattage: 100W
Lamp Dimension: 520*105.5*90mm
Box Dimension: 642*252*352mm
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The Chromatiq Spectral Engine (CSE™) is a sophisticated light source capable of matching real-world lighting conditions or programmed spectra. The CSE offers unparalleled spectral match accuracy, repeatability, and speed to optimize optical testing and calibration procedures in the production environment. It allows users ...
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XENON LAMPS
Advanced Radiation Corp
From Advanced Radiation Corporation, the innovator in lamp technology, a low power, white light, high brightness, true point source is now available. Advanced Radiation Corporations\' 20 watt compact xenon arc lamp represents the state-of-the-art in cathode technology; using the most recent advances in material sciences and ...

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Type Of Lamp: Xenon
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MERCURY SHORT ARC LAMPS
Advanced Radiation Corp
Advanced Radiation Corporation\'s series of direct current Mercury Short Arc Lamps for photolithography represents the state-of-the-art in design, manufacture, and performance of high intensity ultraviolet sources. These lamps provide intense radiation corresponding to the photo-sensitivity of most presently available photoresist ...

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Type Of Lamp: Mercury Lamp
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MERCURY-XENON LAMPS DUV-350
Advanced Radiation Corp
Advanced Radiation Corporation\'s series of Deep Ultraviolet (DUV) Short Arc Lamps for photolithography represent the state-of-the-art in design, manufacture, and performance of high intensity sources for short wavelength ultraviolet photoresist exposure. Deep ultraviolet radiation is produced by a mercury-xenon plasma. The ...

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Type Of Lamp: Mercury Lamp, Xenon
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Standard Deuterium Lamp 6201
BLC America
Deuterium lamps are discharge lamp sources that produce stable high intensity ultra-violet radiation from 160 nm to 400 nm in addition to visible light from 400 nm to 800 nm. Deuterium lamps are ideal sources for UV spectroscopy, high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), capillary electrophoresis (CE), pollution monitors, as ...

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Type Of Lamp: Deuterium Tungsten
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Standard Deuterium Lamp 5211
BLC America
Deuterium lamps are discharge lamp sources that produce stable high intensity ultra-violet radiation from 160 nm to 400 nm in addition to visible light from 400 nm to 800 nm. Deuterium lamps are ideal sources for UV spectroscopy, high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), capillary electrophoresis (CE), pollution monitors, as ...

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Type Of Lamp: Deuterium Tungsten
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Standard Deuterium Lamp 5201
BLC America
Deuterium lamps are discharge lamp sources that produce stable high intensity ultra-violet radiation from 160 nm to 400 nm in addition to visible light from 400 nm to 800 nm. Deuterium lamps are ideal sources for UV spectroscopy, high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), capillary electrophoresis (CE), pollution monitors, as ...

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Type Of Lamp: Deuterium Tungsten
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UV Mercury Grid Lamps
BHK Inc
BHK offers two lines of mercury grid lamps: Standard & High Output. High Output Grid Lamps offer as much as 2-3 times the energy level and are used in applications where speed of process is directly related to the amount of light intensity available. The primary requirement is uniform, high intensity short wave UV radiation over ...

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Type Of Lamp: Mercury Lamp
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Zinc And Cadmium Analamps
BHK Inc
Low pressure Zinc and Cadmium lamps are major sources of extreme short wave UV radiation. They produce a strong spectral line source at 213.9 nm for Zinc and 228.8 nm for Cadmium. The lamps are constructed using a special vacuum jacket around the double bore lamp body and heat shield. The jacket isolates the lamp body, with the zinc ...

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Type Of Lamp: Not Specified
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Frequently Asked Questions

Incoherent light sources are devices that emit light without a fixed phase relationship between the waves. They can produce a wide range of wavelengths and intensities, but the emitted light is not coherent or directional, meaning that it does not have the same interference or diffraction properties as laser light. Coherent sources, such as lasers, emit light that is spatially and temporally coherent, meaning that the waves are in phase with each other and have a well-defined polarization and direction.

Some common types of incoherent light sources include incandescent lamps, halogen lamps, fluorescent lamps, xenon lamps, LEDs, and arc lamps. These sources are used in various applications that require broad-spectrum or multi-wavelength illumination, such as microscopy, spectroscopy, phototherapy, sensing, and imaging. Some sources, such as tungsten-halogen lamps and xenon arc lamps, can produce high-intensity and stable output for long periods, while others, such as LEDs, can be more energy-efficient and compact.

Incoherent light sources can be selected and optimized based on several parameters, such as spectral range, intensity, stability, and uniformity. The choice of source depends on the specific application requirements and constraints, such as sensitivity, resolution, speed, or cost. Optical components, such as filters, lenses, mirrors, diffusers, and gratings, can also be used to shape, collimate, focus, or filter the light to match the desired spectral, spatial, or temporal characteristics. Additionally, some incoherent sources can be modulated or stabilized using feedback or control systems, such as temperature or current regulation.

Incoherent light sources can pose some safety risks to operators and users, especially if they emit high intensities or UV radiation. Therefore, safety measures such as eye protection, proper handling, and disposal of lamps or other components that may contain hazardous materials, and compliance with safety standards and regulations are important to minimize the risks. Additionally, some sources may generate heat or noise, which can affect the stability and accuracy of measurements.

Yes, incoherent light sources can be used for fluorescence imaging or excitation, but the choice of source depends on the spectral requirements of the fluorophore and the imaging system. Some sources, such as mercury arc lamps or LED arrays, can provide narrow-band excitation at specific wavelengths, while others, such as xenon arc lamps or halogen lamps, can provide broad-spectrum excitation. Optical filters can also be used to narrow down or select the excitation wavelength, and emission filters can be used to separate the fluorescence signal from the excitation light.

Incoherent light sources are generally less expensive and require less maintenance than lasers, as they do not require complex optics or alignment procedures. However, some sources, such as high-intensity discharge lamps or arc lamps, may require special power supplies, cooling systems, or safety precautions, which can increase the cost and complexity. Additionally, incoherent sources may have a shorter lifespan or lower stability than lasers, which can affect their suitability for certain applications.

Yes, incoherent light sources can be used for photodynamic therapy or other medical treatments that require specific wavelengths or intensities of light. For example, some sources, such as blue or red LEDs, can be used to activate photosensitizing drugs in cancer cells or skin lesions, while others, such as UV lamps, can be used for germicidal or sterilization purposes. However, safety and efficacy considerations, as well as regulatory requirements, need to be carefully evaluated and monitored in these applications.

Some recent developments and trends in incoherent light sources include the use of solid-state lighting technologies, such as phosphor-converted LEDs or quantum dot LEDs, for high-efficiency and tunable lighting. Other developments include the integration of incoherent sources with other optical components, such as optical fibers or waveguides, for remote or miniaturized sensing or imaging applications. Additionally, there is a growing interest in the use of incoherent sources for emerging fields, such as biosensing, environmental monitoring, or machine vision.

FindLight's incoherent light sources category features a wide range of lamps suitable for scientific, industrial, and commercial applications. This comprehensive selection includes halogen lamps, mercury lamps, tungsten lamps, and more. These incoherent light source lamps are designed to provide reliable and high-quality lighting solutions for a variety of applications, from medical research to industrial inspection. With a focus on performance, durability, and versatility, FindLight's incoherent lamps deliver superior results and meet the needs of even the most demanding applications. With a user-friendly interface and excellent customer support, FindLight is your one-stop-shop for all your incoherent light source lamp needs.

Did You know?

Incoherent light sources are a common type of illumination used in many scientific, industrial, and medical applications. These sources emit light in a broad range of wavelengths and do not have a fixed phase relationship between the emitted photons, which makes them distinct from coherent sources such as lasers. Incoherent light sources can be classified into several categories based on their physical principles and spectral properties, including incandescent lamps, discharge lamps, and light-emitting diodes (LEDs). Incandescent lamps are based on the thermal emission of electrons from a heated filament or wire, and can provide continuous or near-continuous spectra in the visible and near-infrared range. They are relatively simple and low-cost sources, but have low efficiency and limited output power. Discharge lamps, on the other hand, use an ionized gas or plasma to generate light, and can provide intense and narrow-band spectra in the UV, visible, and IR range. They include arc lamps, mercury vapor lamps, xenon lamps, and metal halide lamps, and require special power supplies, cooling systems, and safety precautions. LEDs are semiconductor devices that can convert electrical energy into light through the recombination of charge carriers in a junction region. They can provide narrow-band spectra at specific wavelengths, and can be combined to form arrays or matrices with different colors or intensities. They are compact, efficient, and long-lasting sources, but have limited output power and can suffer from thermal and spectral instabilities. Incoherent light sources can be used in various applications, such as microscopy, spectroscopy, sensing, imaging, and phototherapy. The choice of source depends on the specific requirements of the application, such as spectral range, intensity, coherence, stability, and cost. Optical filters, lenses, and other optical components can be used to shape and control the light from these sources, and to tailor it to the needs of the system.