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Blue-violet - the wavelength you've been missing!
Violet, the newest laser pointer color, has a stunning blue-purple glow at 401nm and is used in spectroscopy, fluorescence, microscopy, and more! This violet laser pointer includes two AAA batteries, and a one year warranty. We select only the best quality lasers with proper IR filtering and production in clean rooms. See our full range of lasers, covering most of the visible spectrum.
Just need a laser pointer to point with? We recommend the deluxe green laser pointer. As we know from our spectrum lessons, green light is more visible to the human eye than the red or violet and therefore works better as a pointer. In your lessons, ask your students why this is!
Do not buy cheap lasers!
There are low-cost lasers on the market today that could pose serious risk to your students due to a lack of infrared (IR) filters. Even pointers that use IR filtering could still be harmful, due to shoddy manufacturing that provides poor conversion efficiency (when converting from infra red to visible light). While all lasers should be handled carefully to prevent users from harm and should never be pointed at unprotected eyeballs, these lower cost lasers are particularly problematic in the academic atmosphere where there are many people in close proximity. For the safety of your students, please always make sure you have taken all the proper precautions possible, including the use of effective IR filtering.
IR Filtered- This violet laser pointer is IR filtered to prevent invisible infrared beams from escaping, which can be a serious eye hazard; this filtering is not typically found on cheaper lasers.
Built to Last- Production of the Violet laser pointer is done in clean rooms that protect the laser diode from damage by dust or moisture. These lasers are aligned by experienced engineers who check several critical points during assembly to ensure reliability. This increases the life expectancy of the laser relative to cheaper versions.
For more information about the problems associated with cheap lasers and the lack of infrared filtering, please refer to this article on the website of National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).
Laser Type: Violet 401nM
Operating Hours: 1000
Range: 2000 yards
FDA Compliant: Yes
Country of Origin: Thailand
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