Kretschmann -setup

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Optical spectrometer, Kretschmann setup 


The Modu-Laser (on the left) laser unit can be used in the Kretschmann setup. Picture on the right: a lamp (Oriel) with optics (prism). [Pictures taken by Saku Mattila.]


Horiba Jobin Yvon iHR 320 spectrometer can be used in the setup. (Picture taken by Saku Mattila.)

Name and Model (Year of Manufacture / Installation)

Optical spectroscopy, Kretschmann/ATR –setup. The device is a home-built setup. (2008/2008)

General Information

Optical spectrometer for analyzing the plasmons. The device can perform reflection measurements (attenuated total reflection measurements, ATR).

Key Specifications       

Detection max simultaneous range: 100 nm

Detection resolution: ~1 nm

Light range: 400-1500 nm (with current spectrometer)

Key Features
  • Excitation: White light or laser (any attachable)
  • Prism: hemicylinder, PK7 (n ~1,5)
Location, Responsible Person

Nanoscience Center / Jussi Toppari

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