Fourier Transform - Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR) @ Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) PMBRC

Institution Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) PMBRC
County Waterford
Technique Category Spectroscopy
Technique Fourier Transform - Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR)

Basic Capabilities

Near/Mid/Far IR; attachments to analyse solid, liquid and gas samples; Microscope; ATR attachment to directly contact point of interest on sample; MCT detector for high sensitivity; surface mapping


Equipment Make Varian
Equipment Model 660-IR FTIR Spectrometer; 610-IR FTIR Microscope


Advantage of Technique/Equipment

Can be used for a variety of samples and measurement scenarios; ATR function allows non-destructive testing and surface mapping.

Limitations of Technique/Equipment N/A

Other Details

Containment High potency liquids suitable; powders possible if KBr disks prepared in isolator.
Turnaround Time Days
Report yes
Interpretation yes
Data on Analyst Trained PhD student or Experienced postdoctoral researcher
Indicative Price €75 / sample

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