Spectroscopic services - Infrared and UV Spectroscopy

General Introduction

These services are sited in laboratory C43.

Infra-Red (IR) spectroscopy

The department has several Perkin-Elmer Paragon 1000 / Spectrum RX-1 spectrometers for routine analysis. This can be by diamond ATR, KBr disc, thin film, solution cell or gas cell .

Ultra-Violet / Visible (UV/Vis) spectroscopy

The instrumentation is a Varian Cary 50 spectrometer. Accessories include a temperature controlled cuvette holder and a fibre-optic probe.

Only a few mg’s of sample are usually needed for spectroscopic analysis.

Perkin-Elmer Paragon 1000 with diamond ATR

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