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Ocean Optics

White Bear Photonics is a distributor for Ocean Optics, the first company to develop a low cost fiber optic UV-VIS-NIR miniature spectrometer system for a wide range of new applications. Ocean Optics is the world leader in solutions for optical sensing. We enable diverse applications in medical and biological research, environmental monitoring, life science, science education and entertainment lighting and display. Our extensive line of complementary technologies includes spectrometers, chemical sensors, metrology instrumentation, optical fibers and thin films and optics. Recognized as the inventor of miniature fiber optic spectroscopy.
Ocean Optics has developed a diversified set of manufacturing arts that are essential to components in four key photonics segments: Optical Sensing, Optical Networking, Display Optics and Biophotonics. Primary markets include consumer electronics, process control, environmental monitoring, life sciences and medical diagnostics. Our systems have been used everywhere from in vivo to the ocean floor; on the Mars Rover and the Mir space station; and in Florida's orange groves and South America's rain forests.

Spectroscopic techniques supported include:

UV-VIS-NIR spectroscopy
On-line spectroscopy
Color spectroscopy
Raman spectroscopy
Fluorescence spectroscopy
Fiber optic chemical sensing
Spectral imaging
Fiber optic UV-VIS-NIR spectrometers ranging from miniature, modular systems to process analyzers
Low-cost Raman spectrometers for process control and other applications
Fiber optic chemical sensors for measuring oxygen and pH
Optical fibers, assemblies and probes

Optical Post Mounts

Ideal for Mounting Lenses to Optical Breadboards

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FC Barrel

This handy barrel allows you to convert many of our accessories for use with FC-terminated fibers. Simply replace the existing inner SMA barrel in your lens, lamp, or other fixture with this barrel threaded for FC connectors, then realign.Full Detail


JAZ Industrial Module

JAZ-INDY Industrial module enables communication with RS-232 and RS-485 data standards. Offers both analog and digital inputs and outputs.

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In-Line Filter Holders for Fibers

In-line filter holders from Ocean Optics are available in versions that connect to optical fibers on either side of the holder and that connect directly to the end of a single fiber.

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JAZ Light Sources

Whether your work takes you to the lab, the field or the process line, you can make the most of your Jaz modular sensing suite with the addition of an optional light source, optimized for your application needs. These compact, low-cost, modular light sources fit directly into the Jaz stack of appliances and feature outstanding bulb life as well as lower power consumption than comparable sources.

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Linear Variable Filter Accessories

Ocean Optics linear variable filters (LVFs) are available with accessories for mounting the filters in fluorescence and absorbance setups.

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JAZ Mounts

JAZ Spectrometers have a number of different mounting options.

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Linear Variable Filters

High-pass, Low-pass and Variable Bandpass Filtering

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JAZ Module Combinations

A Jaz Combo consists of a combination of JAZ-S spectrometer modules and a JAZ-DPU module.

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In-Line Filter Holder

When coupled to an Ocean Optics miniature spectrometer, the FHS-UV becomes a handy tool for measuring absorbance/transmission and other optical characteristics of filters.Full Detail


JAZ Cases

JAZ Spectrometers have a variety of different cases for easy and safe transportation.

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NEW! NIRQuest Extended Range NIR Spectrometer

We now offer a NIRQuest512-1.9 pre-configured extended range NIR spectrometers to provide sensitivity out to 1900nm (range:  1000nm - 1900) Full Detail


FHSA-TTL Filter and Cuvette Holder

The FHSA-TTL is a sample holder for filters and cuvettes that includes manual attenuation control and an electronic shutter for taking dark readings. As a filter holder, the FHSA-TTL accommodates filters up to 25 mm diameter and 7 mm thick. For cuvette measurements, the holder can be adjusted for 10 mm square cuvettes.Full Detail


Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy

LIBS is a powerful technique for rapid, real-time elemental analysis of a wide range of materials, from metal and gemological samples to chemical and biological agents. With LIBS, there is virtually no sample preparation necessary and detection sensitivity is possible to parts-per-million and parts-per-picogram levels. Systems can be configured for spectral analysis across all or part of the 200-980 nm range, with optical resolution of ~0.1 nm (FWHM).

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Raman sample holder

Ocean Optics offers several sample holders for Raman analysis of liquids and solids, including a multipurpose holder that can be configured for fluorescence and other measurements. The holders accommodate Raman probes from 9.5 mm-12.7 mm diameter and 1 cm pathlength cuvettes and vials of various dimensions.Full Detail


Used Ocean Optics USB 2000+ UV-VIS Spectrometer (Demo)

*Sony ILX511 2048-element linear silicon CCD array detector

*Sensitivity of up to 75 photons/count at 400 nm; 41 photons/count at 600 nm

*Integration times from 1 ms to >60 seconds

*16 bit, 3MHz A/D Converter* 4 triggering modesFull Detail

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Flame-Resistant Fiber Probe

The FL-400 is a heat-resistant fiber optic probe that couples via a fiber and splice bushing to our spectrometers to measure in situ emission spectra. Typical samples include dissolved metals and high-temperature plasmas, but these probes are also useful for measurements close to a high-temperature object like a furnace or flame.Full Detail


Longpass Flow Cells

LPC Longpass Flow Cells couple to Ocean Optics spectrometers and light sources for measurement of low-volume and low-concentration aqueous samples. The cells are available in standard and microvolume versions, with pathlengths ranging from 1 cm-500 cm and internal volume levels from 2.4 µL-1,250 µL.

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STAN Series Reflectance Standards

Ocean Optics offers specular reflectance standards for measuring shiny surfaces such as machined metals and semiconductor materials and low-reflectivity surfaces such as anti-reflective coatings and thin film coatings.

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74-90 series Lenses, Holders & Mounts

Ocean Optics 74-90-UVs are 3/8-24 threaded black anodized aluminum assemblies for mounting lenses at 90°, for applications involving limited space and inconvenient optical fiber routing.Full Detail