The all new SWIR camera by PCO
The SWIR camera from PCO is a high performance machine vision camera, which is due to its special InGaAs image sensor sensitive in the shortwave infrared, near infrared and visible range of the electromagnetic spectrum. It shows a favorably high sensitivity in the whole spectral range with more than 85 % in the shortwave infrared part. Due to its small pixels the camera enables the use of small magnification optics in microscopy and a low dark current to enable even longer exposure times.
The new pco.edge 4.2 bi XU
The pco.edge 4.2 bi XU is based on a back illuminated sCMOS sensor with a very specific coating which allows applications in the visible light down to extreme UV (EUV) and soft X-ray radiation. The camera is adapted for ultra-high vacuum operations and has been characterized using soft X-ray in the energy range from 30 eV to 1000 eV. The image sensor features 2048 x 2048 pixel with a pixel size of 6.5 µm x 6.5 µm and allows full frame acquisitions at 48 Hz with a dynamic range of 88 dB at a noise level of 1.9 e -. The camera is compact and offers various software integration options.
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Expanding the pco.edge series
The pco.edge 10 bi CLHS is PCO's next level sCMOS camera with unprecedented imaging performance. Thanks to its back illuminated image sensor it comes with a quantum efficiency of up to 85 % with broad spectrum out to NIR. The sensor incorporates microlenses and a full pixel height deep trench isolation for crosstalk suppression resulting in an excellent MTF. Further, the camera provides a large image circle by using a high-resolution 10.5 MPixel image sensor with a square pixel size of 4.6 um.
With the pco.edge 26 CLHS, another new sCMOS camera is coming onto the market. It combines the image quality of a 26 MPixel image sensor and operates at minimum read noise and dark current.
Both cameras are equipped with 4 CLHS FOL channels – all aligned in one compact plug – and capable of transmitting up to 4.9 GByte/s.
These features make the pco.edge CLHS series a powerful solution for applications in microscopy, life science, and physical science.
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With 30 years of expert knowledge and experience PCO has forged ahead to becoming a leading specialist and innovator in digital imaging used in scientific and industrial applications such as life and physical science, high-speed imaging and machine vision.
We have the most versatile sCMOS camera portfolio on the market and are recognized globally for creating a broad variety of superior camera systems that are on the cutting edge of technology.
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