FLUOSTAR microspheres are polymer fluorescent particles encapsulating the fluorescent dye, Rhodamine B, which emits the orange-colored fluorescence when illuminated by a green-colored laser (e.g. Nd:YAG, Nd:YLF).
FLUOSTAR feature the outstanding emission efficiency of fluorescence, which are best suited for PIV applications. The strong orange-colored fluorescence may be even observed by sight using a 5 mW laser pointer.
They feature: moderate size dispersity, uniform spherical shape, no swelling or shrinking, minimal photobleaching, and minimal dye leaking.
They can be used for: single-phase liquid flows, multi-phase flows, industrial large-scale flows, near-wall flows, and stereo PIV.
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|Main Product Specifications|
|Substrate Material||Carboxy-modified acrylate resin|
|Refractive Index||1.560 (polymer)|
|Temperature||Resistant up to 100 Celsius (polymer)|
|Fluorescence dye||Rhodamine B (Excitation 550 nm / Emission 580 nm)|
|Diameter||15 um (Uniform spherical shape)|
|Size Uniformity||Less than 20% C.V.|
|Particle Life||2 year|
|Storage||Store at room temperature in a dry area. Bottle should be tightly sealed.|
|Handling||Glove and respiratory protection are recommended|
|Sizes||1, 5, 10, and 50g|
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