Fourier Transform - Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR) @ Trinity College Dublin (TCD) School of Pharmacy

Institution Trinity College Dublin (TCD) School of Pharmacy
County Dublin
Technique Category Spectroscopy
Technique Fourier Transform - Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR)

Basic Capabilities

Recording of infrared spectra.


Equipment Make Nicolet
Equipment Model Nicolet Magna IR 560E.S.P. spectrophotometer equipped with a MCT/A detector


Advantage of Technique/Equipment

Identification of compounds. Can probe intermolecular interactions. Detection of amorphous phase and polymorphs.

Limitations of Technique/Equipment Very sensitive to residual water content. Samples needs to be very dry. Interpretation of results very complex.

Other Details

Containment Not set up to deal with samples that require containment
Turnaround Time Days
Report yes
Interpretation yes
Data on Analyst Trained PhD student and Experienced postdoctoral researcher
Indicative Price €50 per one sample

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