Perkin Elmer 341

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Perkin Elmer 341 polarimeter


Perkin Elmer 341 polarimeter. (Picture taken by Saku Mattila.)

Name and Model (Year of Manufacture / Installation)

Perkin Elmer 341 (2008/2008)

General Information

Polarimeter. Perkin Elmer 341 is a universal and general-purpose precision polarimeter with Na and Hg source lamps and Glan-Taylor polarizer.  

Key Specifications    
  • Internal angular resolution: 0.0001°.
  • Wavelength selection by turret-mounted filters (589 nm (NaD), 578 nm, 546 nm, 436 nm and 365 nm spectral lines).
  • Two selectable aperture stops for standard cells and microcells.
  • UV-transmitting Glan-Taylor calcite polarizer prisms.
  • Optical null system with automatic rotation of the analyzer, range of rotation +/- 85°.
Key Features 
  • Four spare positions for additional mercury line filters.
  • Built-in mercury and sodium lamps.
  • Automatic gain control, digital signal averaging with 10 selectable integration periods.
  • POL WinLab™ software 
Location, Contact Person

Department of Chemistry, O520 / Petri Pihko