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Sydor Instruments Launches ROSS 1000 Streak Camera at Photonics West 2010


Sydor Instruments will present its latest streak camera development at the Photonics West Trade Show January 23-28, 2010 in San Francisco, CA. The ROSS 1000 Streak Camera is the newest addition to the ROSS product line from Sydor Instruments, the leader in diagnostic instrumentation.

Sydor Instruments – Booth #717 
The ROSS 1000 is a synchroscan streak camera that accumulates rapid signals that operate at constant frequency. This product was designed to fit a variety of diagnostic research and scientific applications, including:

  • Beam diagnostics in particle accelerators
  • Accurate measurement of the time response of pulsed laser interactions in material characterization
  • FLIM studies for biomedical research

“The ROSS 1000 Streak Camera completes our product portfolio and is geared specifically toward university research and scientific discovery. Sydor Instruments is known for creating unique and customized diagnostic products that accelerate scientific discovery. Our goal was to design and produce a ROSS synchroscan product that will enable novel research at the university level,” explains Michael Pavia, President of Sydor Instruments.

The ROSS 1000 consists of various frequencies, multi-speed sweep modules for a variety of timescales, and better temporal resolution. It includes software that simplifies file storage, image processing, and data exporting, and is offered at an introductory price ideal for university customers.

Sydor Instruments continues to build on its world class ROSS (Rochester Optical Streak System) streak camera products and delivers the best in single photon counting cameras, image intensifiers, photomultipliers, and detectors for aerospace, energy, and life sciences.

Registration is now open to attend Photonics West 2010. For more information on the Sydor ROSS 1000 Streak Camera, visit Sydor Instruments’ booth #717 or contact Sydor Instruments at 585-278-1168 or online at