Fourier Transform - Near Infrared Spectroscopy. (FT-NIR ) @ National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG)

Institution National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG)
County Galway
Technique Category Spectroscopy
Technique Fourier Transform - Near Infrared Spectroscopy. (FT-NIR )

Basic Capabilities

Vibrational spectroscopy, Concentration determination in solids


Equipment Make PerkinElmer
Equipment Model PerkinElmer Spectrum One


Advantage of Technique/Equipment fast, non-destructive, minimal sample preparation; in glass bottle sampling
Limitations of Technique/Equipment time-consuming calibration and model building required

Other Details

Containment Currently not setup to deal with samples that require containment
Turnaround Time Sample Dependent
Report yes
Interpretation yes
Data on Analyst Trained PhD student /Experienced postdoctoral researcher
Indicative Price €25 (if no model building required)

Industry Recommendation


Prof. Patrick McArdle and Dr. Andrea Erxleben


Quality & Systems Supports

Quality Management System in Place


Good Manufacturing Practice Status

Preventative Maintenance

Regular in-house performance assessment



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