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Scientific Imaging

QSI cameras excel at a variety of scientific imaging applications from chemiluminescence and spectroscopy to material analysis, interferometry and laser-illuminated condensate studies.  Sensitivity from 240nm to 1100nm, precise air or liquid cooling to >45°C below ambient temperature, low noise, extremely wide dynamic range, fast USB 2.0 downloads, and low backfocus make it possible to use QSI 500, 600 and RS Series cameras with a wide variety of optics for a wide range of applications.

QSI RS Series cameras offer 16-bit output and high speed reads with ROI frame rates up to 20 fps.  Electronic input and output triggers with latency as low as 5µsec allow precise exposure timing and triggering of external events such as strobes. RS 4.2 and RS 2.0 models support Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV) exposure mode for flow visualization with two exposures as close together as 100µsec. 

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Scientific Imaging Applications

  • Material analysis from 240nm- 1100nm
  • Spectroscopy
  • Chemiluminescence
  • Interferometry
  • Laser Illuminated condensates






QSI 500 Series Spectral Response

  • QSI Camera RS Series Features

      • Unsurpassed image quality>>
      • Designed in the USA>>
      • Full-frame and interline transfer sensors
        up to 8.3mp
      • 16-bit output, USB 2.0
      • ROI frame rates up to 20 fps
      • Exceptionally low noise with Gaussian distribution and no structure
      • Wide dynamic range
      • High sensitivity from UV to NIR
      • Linear response
      • Symmetrical and asymetrical binning
      • Selectable ROI and binning
      • Input and output triggers
      • PIV exposure mode for flow visualization
      • Dual-stage TEC cooling to >45°C
        precisely regulated to < ±0.1°C
      • Compact case
      • Minimal backfocus
      • Available even-illumination shutter
      • Available 5 or 8-pos internal Color Filter Wheel
      • Available Nikon F-mount or Canon EOS lens mount
      • Broad software support>>

        Drivers for popular image acquisition applications, including MATLAB® and LabVIEW™ are available. Custom applications and drivers can be written using our COM-compliant Windows API or Linux API. QSI offers standard and OEM configurations that can be customized to suit your specific needs.  Please contact QSI for details.

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