V.E. Lashkaryov Institute of Semiconductor Physics NAS of Ukraine
National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine


Multichannel optoelectronic spectrometer based on surface plasmon resonance (SPR) “PLASMON-8”

№12 Department of Physics and technological bases of sensory materials
Y.V. Ushenin., A.V. Samoylov

 The device is designed to determine the optical properties of nano-sized dielectric structures and changes in these properties caused by biomolecular interactions in changing the chemical composition of the medium.

Fields of application: Veterinary medicine; Medicine; Biotechnology; Food industry; Ecological monitoring.


Technical characteristics:
Working environment - gaseous or aqueous solutions    
Detection limit of refractive index variation               0.00003
Time of one scan 8 - channels                                ≤ 30 сек.
Number of channels simultaneously investigated *     8
Light source                                                         GaAs laser    λ=650 нм
Computer connect                                                 USB

        * If necessary, the number of channels can be increase to 32.

The device is used in research institutions of Ukraine, in particular:
•    The Danilo Zabolotny Institute of Microbiology and Virology NAS of Ukraine developed a test system for rapid diagnosis of diseases caused by virus Epstein-Barr by simultaneously testing several different imunoprob in a multichannel SPR system
•    The Institute of Neurosurgery named after A.P.Romodanov AMS of Ukraine - to develop methods of early diagnosis of cerebral gliomas of different degrees of malignancy of human