FTIR Spectrometer at the 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

Infrared spectroscopy

Application:

Typical Use:

Nicolet 6700 FTIR spectrometer available for specular reflectance, hemispherical reflectance, attenuated total reflectance (ATR), and emissivity measurements. Available spectral range is 0.85-100 microns.

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 Visitors are invited to work in the lab to design and do the work yourself

User Fees:

$23/hr for FTIR analysis

Instrument Priorities:

The instrument may be used for, in order of priority, funded research, lab visitors, and student projects.

Remote Use:

No.

Sample Preparation:

Specular reflectance measurements require polished thick or thin sections. ATR measurements require powdered samples. Emissivity and hemispherical reflectance measurements can be made on powders, sand-sized particulates, or small (~1 cm x 1 cm) rock chips.

Standard Collections/Lab Blanks:

Reflectance measurements are calibrated using a first surface gold mirror. Emissivity measurements are calibrated using a black body target.

Software:

Omnic software is used for sample collection. Emissivity calibration is done using the open source davinci software. Calibration scripts will be provided.

Educational Use:

Graduate student research projects are invited


Support provided by:

Stony Brook start-up funds

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