SpectroRadiometer System Features
- Measure the spectral output of just about any light or luminaire
- Light Measurement Systems include a miniature spectrometer, a fiber optic cable (or direct attachment), a light collecting accessory/integrating sphere, and a NIST traceable intensity calibration
- Real-time 1931 CIE Chromaticity diagram for xy Chromaticity, Dominant Wavelength, Purity, and Correlated Color Temperature (CCT)
- Spectrometer configurations available to cover the 200-1700nm range
The StellarNet model spectrometers are great tools for low cost, routine analysis of all types of light. From measuring the irradiance of standard light bulbs to measuring the exact color coordinates of the yellow in a traffic light, StellarNet spectrometers are used worldwide to routinely analyze light. These instruments are calibrated to measure the spectral irradiance, radiance, or Watt flux over the wavelength range in nanometers provided by the selected spectrometer model.Currently, StellarNet offers Radiometer systems in the 200-1700nm range!
SpectraWiz Software can calculate many important values such as lumens, xy chomaticity, dominant wavelength, Correlated Color Temperature (CCT), and much more.
The the bottom of the page details the various ranges for each StellarNet Spectroradiometer. The BLUE and GREEN-Wave models, BLACK-Comet concave grating model, and RED-Wave-NIRInGaAs model can be configured to have the correct slit size and detector array to suite your application. Calibrated spectroradiometers can be used to measure absolute intensity, xy Chromaticity (CIE 1931), purity, correlated color temperature, and dominant wavelength.
Click on the links below for your specific Light Measurement Application!
SpectroRadiometer Test Reporting Software-
The SpectroRadiometer Test Report Software now enables customers to prepare and instantly display all of the relevant test data on one sheet making quality control and R&D efforts much more efficient. Instantly acquire a complete spectrum of your test light source and view its color distribution with an under the curve wavelength color representation. This spectral curve allows for easy identification of color distribution of your light source.
- Total Power (Watts and Lumens)
- Efficiency & Efficacy
- CIELAB with the xy/u’v’ chromaticity
- CCT (Correlated Color Temperature)
- Dominant wavelength
- Percent color purity.
- CRI (Color Rendering Index)
- CQS (Color Quality Scale)
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The factory performs calibrations for the appropriate wavelength range of your spectrometer using NIST traceable calibration lamps (calibration service IRRAD-CAL must be ordered with spectrometer and proper measurement accessories)
Fast delivery: most system can be calibrated and shipped within 1 week after receipt of order.
Absolute calibration: accuracy within 10% at detector integration setting used for calibration.
Certificate available: documentation with NIST traceable serial numbers.
If the user has an appropriate irradiance calibration source lamp, a field re-calibration can be easily performed using the included SpectraWiz software.
- Fast delivery: most system can be calibrated and shipped within 1 week after receipt of order
- Absolute calibration: accuracy within 10% at detector integration setting used for calibration
- Certificate available: documentation with NIST traceable serial numbers.
- If the user has an appropriate irradiance calibration source lamp, a field re-calibration can be easily performed using the included SpectraWiz software
Low Light Configurations-
Many popular applications involve measuring the irradiance of light sources with low output intensities. From ambient streetlight to UV-LEDs many people need to detect low levels of radiation. StellarNet spectrometers can be specially configured to measure these low light levels. The spectrometer aperture or slit can be adjusted to allow more light into the unit, thus making it more sensitive to radiation. For low light applications a 200um slit is the standard slit size. Additionally, low light level calibrations can be employed to further optimize the spectrometers ability to see low light levels. And lastly, a TEC cooler can be installed on the detector array to increase the signal to noise of the unit by 66%. This in affect allows the spectrometer to integrate over longer periods of time, collecting more and more photons, while keeping a low noise value. If you have a low light application be sure to talk to a StellarNet sales engineer to discuss the configuration of your spectrometer.
Bright Light Configurations-
In contrast, many industries require the measurement of really bright light emission. StellarNet spectrometers have a dynamic range of 6 decades allowing integration times from 1ms to 65s. StellarNet spectrometers can be specially configured for high power applications. The limitation of a high power radiometer will be limited by the power of the calibration source. StellarNet can configure Spectroradiometers to optimize calibration thus allowing the use of the units large dynamic range and detector linearity to allow high power light measurement. Additionally, smaller slits, fibers, and integration spheres can be employed to decrease the signal to the spectrometer. StellarNet offers a high light level calibration to further optimize the system performance.
SpectroRadiometer Sample Spectra
SpectraWiz Software displaying 1931 xy chromaticity diagram measuring the color and Correlated Color Temperature (CCT) of an LED.
SpectraWiz Software allows the users to select the irradiance units. Additionally, scroll down menus allow the user to select their collection accessory in order to calculate radiant and luminous flux.
EPP2000-UVN-SR Metal Halide and High Power Sodium Lamps displaying Area Power Spectral Density, Centriod, Peakwave, FWHM, and CentBase.
BLACK-Comet spectrometer calculating LUX values of a bright source. StellarNet spectroradiometers are all calibrated first with base units of irradiance in W/m^2. SpectraWiz software applies different factors and algorithms in real-time to calculate your favorite comparison value (e.g. Lumen, footcandle, CCT, etc).
Dual DSR Spectroradiometer
Halogen-lamp spectra (300-1700nm). StellarNet Dual DSR system pictured above uses a Y bifurcated fiber (F600-Y-UVSRNIR) to connect a BLACK-Comet-SR spectrometer and a RED-Wave NIR Spectrometer. The entire system can be radiometrically calibrated over the range 200-1700nm. Above system pictured with Flash Capture Interface (FCI) that allows spectrometer to capture emission from flashing sources such as flashtubes and pulsed solar simulators.
SpectroRadiometer Test Report Panel
Displays all Color & Radiometric test parameters on one sheet for easy testing, review, comparison, and printing
|Preconfigured SpectroRadiometer System|
|LED-System||Preconfigured LED Measurement System with IS6 6″ integrating sphere, BLUE-Wave-VIS spectrometer for spectral range 350-1150nm, F600-VISNIR fiber optic cable, & RAD-CAL NIST traceable Radiant Flux calibration in Watts/nm. SpectraWiz Spectroscopy software is included FREE. Preconfigured system also includes an IS-Lamp NIST traceable calibration source for system recalibrations & DUT absorption corrections as well as an IRRAD-CAL-DOC Certificate of Calibration. Buy from Online Store||$5,595|
|Stellar-RAD||The StellarNet Handheld-Radiometer measures illuminance, chromaticity, dominant wavelength and the complete spectral distribution of all visible light 350-1100nm (with options for Infrared or Ultra Violet). Full spectral data is collected using <1nm research grade optics. It has a 5x7“, touch-pad tablet interface that’s both ergonomic and user-friendly. UV upgrade for 250-1100nm range for $500.||$3,495|
|BLUE-Wave||Visible spectrometer 350-1150nm (UV options available)||$2,700|
|BLACK-Comet||Concave Grating spectrometer for UV-VIS. C (190-850nm) or CXR (280-900nm)||$2,950|
|BLACK-Comet-SR||Super Range Concave Grating spectrometer for UV-VIS-NIR. C -SR (200-1080nm) or CXR-SR (220-1100nm)||$3,495|
|BLACK-Comet TEC Upgrade
||Thermo Electric Cooler (TEC) upgrade for low light LED testing to improve measurement sensitivity and detection capability. TEC reducing noise effects over %50 at long exposures and includes a sealed and isolated detector enclosure with specialized heat sink and air flow design for added stability and cool operation. Read More…||$1,650|
|SILVER-Nova||High Sensitivity “Super Range” spectrometer for UV-VIS-NIR 200-1100nm. Includes UV detector upgrade, detector lens assembly, composite grating technology, and super cooled TE detector. Interchangeable Slit upgrade – Now available! $1,495||$4,495|
|DWARF-Star||NIR Spectrometer, range 900-1700nm, with cooled 512 element PDA detector||$13,125|
|DWARF-Star-1024||NIR Spectrometer, range 1000-1700nm, with cooled 1024 element PDA detector||$17,695|
|DSR-CSR-512||BLACK-Comet model C-SR (UV-VIS-NIR, CCD) and RED-Wave- NIR-512 (InGaAs PDA) for 200-1700nm||$16,620|
|DSR-CSR-1024||BLACK-Comet model C-SR (UV-VIS-NIR, CCD) and RED-Wave-NIR- 1024 (InGaAs PDA) for 200-1700nm||$21,190|
|NIST Traceable Calibration Options|
|IRRAD-CAL||SpectroRadiometric Calibration VIS-NIR for range 300-1100nm or 900-1700nm||$250|
|IRRADUVN-CAL||SpectroRadiometric Calibration VIS-NIR for range 300-1700nm||$500|
|IRRADUV-CAL||SpectroRadiometric Calibration UV for range 200-400nm||$250|
|RAD-CAL||Radiant power calibration (flux) in Watts/nm and Lumen/nm (for LEDs) 300-1100nm||$250|
|RAD-CAL-SR||Radiance calibration in Watts/sr/m^2/nm can measure Cd/m^2/nm – requires CR-LENS for CR2||$250|
|IRRAD-CAL-DOC||Optional Irradiance Calibration certificate with NIST traceable serial numbers||$125|
|Fiber Optic Accessories for Calibrated Measurement|
|CR2||CR2 Cosine Receptor for UV-VIS-NIR 1/4 inch diameter and 180° field of view||$180|
|CR2-AP||Screw on 10% aperture for CR2, allows measurement of light that is 10 times brighter||$165|
|IC2||Integrating Cube Receptor (Sphere), 2 x2 x2 inches with 5/8 inch input port||$495|
|IS6||6” integrating sphere with a 2.0” input port, 1 SMA fiber optic output, and internal white coating||$1,745|
|IS12||12” integrating sphere that allows for internal mounting of devices for light measurement such as discrete LEDs, arrays, and bulbs. The sphere opens for simple access to mounting devices. IS12 Sphere includes lamp with data file used to calibrate the system for total flux measurements in watts/nm and lumens/nm.||$3,495|
|F600-VISNIR||Armored 2 meter fiber optic cable attaches Receptor to SpectroRadiometer||$160|
|F600-UVVIS-SR||Armored Solarization Resistant 600um fiber optic cable – 2 meters||$195|
|IC2-TP||Tripod for mounting and positioning IC2 light receptors||$65|
*Please contact a StellarNet sales representative about more spectrometer configurations
*Annual recalibration discounts and recalibration packages available
Free SpectraWiz Software The powerful SpectraWiz® spectrometer software is provided free of charge with every spectrometer instrument. This includes drivers and customizable software for Windows. The SpectraWiz software is considered the “Swiss Army Knife of Spectroscopy” and may be used to accurately measure wavelength emissions, reflectance, transmission, absorption, concentrations, and absolute intensities. In addition to real-time spectroscopy, SpectraWiz® has built-in applications for SpectroRadiometry, SpectroColorimetry, ChemWiz chemistry lab concentration analyzer, and UV level monitors. Download SpectraWiz Software FREE
- Absolute intensity measurements Watts/m2
- µm watts/cm2
- Lumens/m2 — LUX
- Moles per second — PAR
- Footcandles /m2
- Radiant Flux (watts) / Luminous Flux (lumens)
- CIELAB xy Chromaticity, dominant wavelength, purity
- Correlated Color temperature (CCT)
- Set Power Spectral Density (PSD) range
The powerful SpectraWiz® spectrometer software is provided free of charge with every spectrometer instrument.
VBA source code program for MS Excel to instantly grab & graph spectral data from spectrometer. The program includes simple spectroscopy applications such as absorbance, transmittance, reflectance, and radiometry. Several versions even calculate CRI & CQS (Color Rendering Index & Color Quality Scale) all in a comprehensive spreadsheet.
StellarNet provides several customizable programs for National Instruments LabVIEW version 8.X from basic spectral acquisition to full spectroscopy programs including spectralabsorbance, transmittance, reflectance, emissions, radiometry, trend channels, and CIELAB xy calculations
Demo Source Codes/Programs
StellarNet provides with each spectrometer purchase a complete software development toolbox of sample source codes and programs. New additions include demo program source projects for SDK and C sharp compilers.
Now available StellarNet Linux Driver and JSON interface written in Python
Technical Information Request
StellarNet, Inc. Tampa, Fl USA 10/15/2018 Array Detector Defects and Nonuniformities: All array detectors, both 1D and 2D, will inevitably suffer from defects and pixel-to-pixel nonuniformities due to the limitations of high-volume semiconductor manufacturing...read more