2998 Photodiode Array (PDA) Detector for Purification and Modular LC Systems

Add spectral conformation to your absorbance detection methods while still maintaining high sensitivity and a wide linear dynamic range.
Product Details

The Waters 2998 Photodiode Array (PDA) Detector offers advanced optical detection, providing unprecedented trace impurity detection and quantitation in conjunction with spectral analysis capabilities. It is the ideal detector for any laboratory application, from compound identification to method development. For routine analyses, the 2998 PDA detector is reliable, easy-to-use, and has enhanced software control to provide flexibility for simultaneous 2D and 3D operation.


Patented TaperSlit™ flow cell ensures high sensitivity while maintaining optimal spectral performance
Low noise performance of <10 µAU
Wide, linear dynamic range with constant optical bandpass
Simultaneous quantification of high- and low-level components within a single chromatographic separation
Flexible sampling rates for normal and fast LC separations from 1 to 80 Hz
Independent optimization of sampling rate and time constant gives you the ability to tune your detector to your separation goals
Definitive compound identification & co-elution detection
Spectral exposure optimization to maximize the signal-to-noise across the entire wavelength range with a single Deuterium lamp
Lamp optimization for the best s/n performance over the lifetime of a Deuterium lamp
Console software for simple control, monitoring, and diagnostics
Thermal wander management for maximum baseline stability
Flow cell options to match your separation scale and type

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