Vibrational Spectroscopy Laboratory

Stony Brook University
http://aram.ess.sunysb.edu/tglotch/

Contact Information

Timothy Glotch

631-632-1168

tglotch@notes.cc.sunysb.edu

Stony Brook

NEW YORK

Instrument Type

Raman Spectroscopy

Application:

Micro-imaging

Typical Use:

WiTEC alpha300R confocal Raman microscope system. Raman imaging or point spectroscopy using 532 or 785 nm lasers. Determination of mineral composition.

Conditions for Use:

  • Submitted samples will be analyzed on a contract basis (i.e. lab personnel will do the work).
  • Visitors are invited to work in the lab to work with lab personnel.

User Fees:

$51/hr for Raman analysis

Instrument Priorities:

In order of priority, instrument is available for funded research, lab visitors, and student projects.

Remote Use:

No

Sample Preparation:

Raman imaging works best on polished thin or thick sections. Point spectroscopy can be done on unprepared samples.

Standard Collections/Lab Blanks:

Software:

Use of WiTEC project software for spectral analysis and CrystalSleuth for mineral identification.

Educational Use:

Graduate student research projects are invited


Support provided by:

NSF EAR0922827

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