Variable Bandwidth Monochromators

Many multimode microplate readers use monochromator-based optics for fluorescence intensity measurements, allowing great flexibility to use multiple fluorescent dyes and stains. Most of these systems offer a fixed bandwidth. This offering works well for standard fluorophores but isn’t always optimal for some others, including those with a narrow Stokes’ Shift.

The Agilent BioTek Synergy Neo2 hybrid multimode reader, Agilent BioTek Synergy H1 multimode reader, and Agilent BioTek Cytation 5 and Agilent BioTek Cytation 7 cell imaging multimode readers have monochromator optics that incorporate user-selectable variable bandwidths. These monochromator optics deliver excellent assay specificity and assay sensitivity. Synergy Neo2 monochromators have a range from 3 to 50 nm. The Synergy H1, Cytation 5 and Cytation 7 have a range of 9 to 50 nm and both Synergy and Cytation monochromators are selectable in 1 nm increments.

Learn more about the benefits of variable bandwidth monochromators for fluorescence detection:

Synergy Neo2
Variable Bandwidth Monochromators

Cytation 5 & 7
Variable Bandwidth Monochromators

Synergy H1
Variable Bandwidth Monochromators

 

Learn more about optimizing applications using variable bandwidth in Agilent BioTek multimode microplate readers.

 

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