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Phoenix (SLM Upgrade)

Phoenix (SLM Upgrade)   
The upgrade package for the SLM-4800/48000 and SLM-8000/8100 spectrofluorometers is designed to modernize the instruments manufactured by SLM Instruments, using the state-of-the-art ISS hardware and software for instrument control, data acquisition and data analysis.

Phoenix Upgrade Specifications for Steady-State Measurements

Required Components for Upgrade
  • PX01
  • HB 16
  • PCMC Data Acquisition Card
  • PMT housings
  • Computer
  • Vinci software package for Windows ME/XP

Optional Components for Upgrade

Light Sources
  • Xenon arc lamp
  • Continuous wave;(cw) lasers and Ti:Sapphire lasers
  • Laser diodes
Sample Compartments
  • One-cuvette, Peltier-controlled
  • Two-cuvette, computer controlled with flow through system for temperature control
  • Three-cuvette, computer controlled with flow through system for temperature control
  • Four-cuvette, Peltier controlled
  • Dewar flask for liquid nitrogen temperatures
  • High pressure cell
  • Vacuum chamber
  • Total internal reflection fluorescence (TIRF) flow cell
  • Variable-angle, front surface holder for solid and high turbidity samples
Polarizers
  • UV grade Glan-Thompson, 10x10 mm, L/A=2.0
  • UV grade Glan-Thompson, 14x14 mm, L/A=2.0
  • UV grade Glan-Taylor, 10x10 mm, L/A=2.0 (for high power lasers)
Titrator & Stopped-flow Apparatus
  • Computer controlled titrator
  • Stopped flow package Applied Photophysics
    • Hi-Tech
    • Molecular Kinetics
    • Olis
Fiber Optics
  • Bifurcated fiber optic bundle, in quartz, 1.5 m long, with SLM adapter for in-situ fluorescence measurements
  • Chemically activated fiber tip and fiber optics, complete with XY control and dichroic mirror
Modulation Electronics
  • Frequency synthesizers (9 KHz - 1.2 GHz) and RF amplifiers
  • Low Frequency Modulator

Phoenix Upgrade Specifications for Steady-State and Time-Resolved Measurements

Required Components for Upgrade
  • PX01
  • HB 16
  • PCMC Data Acquisition Card
  • PMT housings
  • Computer
  • DCA2D200K data acquisition card
  • Modulation electronics

Optional Components for Upgrade

Light Sources
  • Xenon arc lamp
  • Continuous wave;(cw) lasers and Ti:Sapphire lasers
  • Laser diodes
Sample Compartments
  • One-cuvette, Peltier-controlled
  • Two-cuvette, computer controlled with flow through system for temperature control
  • Three-cuvette, computer controlled with flow through system for temperature control
  • Four-cuvette, Peltier controlled
  • Dewar flask for liquid nitrogen temperatures
  • High pressure cell
  • Vacuum chamber
  • Total internal reflection fluorescence (TIRF) flow cell
  • Variable-angle, front surface holder for solid and high turbidity samples
Polarizers
  • UV grade Glan-Thompson, 10x10 mm, L/A=2.0
  • UV grade Glan-Thompson, 14x14 mm, L/A=2.0
  • UV grade Glan-Taylor, 10x10 mm, L/A=2.0 (for high power lasers)
Titrator & Stopped-flow Apparatus
  • Computer controlled titrator
  • Stopped flow package Applied Photophysics
    • Hi-Tech
    • Molecular Kinetics
    • Olis
Fiber Optics
  • Bifurcated fiber optic bundle, in quartz, 1.5 m long, with SLM adapter for in-situ fluorescence measurements
  • Chemically activated fiber tip and fiber optics, complete with XY control and dichroic mirror
Modulation Electronics
  • Frequency synthesizers (9 KHz – 1.2 GHz) and RF amplifiers
  • Low Frequency Modulator

The following accessories are available for Phoenix. For more information please visit our Fluorescence Accessories page.

  • Xenon Arc Lamp
  • Laser Diodes & Light Emitting Diodes (Modulated and Pulsed)
  • Lamp Mono-Assembly
  • Two-cuvette Sample Compartment
  • Three-cuvette Sample Compartment
  • Four-cuvette, Peltier-controlled, Sample Compartment
  • Absorption Measurements Accessory
  • Dewar Flask
  • The HPCell™ High Pressure Cell System
  • Total Internal Reflection Fluorescence(TIRF) Flow Cell
  • Variable-angle, Front-Surface Sample Compartment
  • Vacuum Chamber
  • Microwell Plate Reader Accessory
  • UV Glan-Thompson Prism Polarizers
  • Single Syringe Titrator
  • Double Syringe Titrator
  • Stopped-Flow Devices
  • Fiber Optics
  • Computer-controlled Filter Wheels
  • Filters
  • Filter Holders
  • Variable-Angle Cover Slip
  • Customized cuvettes for various applications
  • Microchannel Plate Detector

Selected References for the Use of Phoenix in Various Research Areas

Structure and Folding of a Rare, Natural Kink Turn in RNA With an A*A Pair at the 2b*2n Position.
Schroeder, K.T., Daldrop, P., McPhee, S.A., Lilley, D.M.
RNA., 2012, 18(6), 1257-66.
The N-terminus of Glycogen Phosphorylase B Is Not Required for Activation by Adenosine 5'-monophosphate.
Bigley, A.N., Reinhart, G.D.
Biochemistry., 2010, 49(23), 4760-5.
Monitoring Singlet Oxygen and Hydroxyl Radical Formation With Fluorescent Probes During Photodynamic Therapy.
Price, M., Reiners, J.J., Santiago, A.M., Kessel, D.
Photochem Photobiol., 2009, 85(5), 1177-81.
A Role for Hydrogen Peroxide in the Pro-apoptotic Effects of Photodynamic Therapy.
Price, M., Terlecky, S.R., Kessel, D.
Photochem Photobiol., 2009, 85(6), 1491-6.
Interaction of Anesthetics With the Rho GTPase Regulator Rho GDP Dissociation Inhibitor.
Ho, C., Shanmugasundararaj, S., Miller, K.W., Malinowski, S.A., Cook, A.C., Slater, S.J.
Biochemistry., 2008, 47(36), 9540-52.