Equipment of Department of Vibrational Spectroscopy

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Department of Vibrational Spectroscopy is equipped by infrared (FTIR) and Raman spectrometers and by other instruments.

  • Infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy
    • FTIR spectrometer Thermo Nicolet Nexus 870 for measurements in near- and mid-infrared regions
      • StepScan module for measurements of rapid processes
    • FTIR spectrometer Thermo Nicolet 6700 for measurements in near- and mid-infrared regions
      • FTIR microscope Continuum for measurements in transmission and reflection mode (mapping of samples possible) and microATR mode
    • accessories to the FTIR spectrometers Thermo Nicolet
      • Golden GateTM Heated Diamond ATR Top-Plate, single reflection ATR system, for solid and liquid samples allowing to follow the temperature dependences
      • multiple-reflection ATR accessory, equipped with various ATR crystals (ZnSe, Ge, Si) for measurement of liquids, compressible (soft) powders, films and coated surfaces
      • specular reflection accessories with fixed 45° and variable angle of incidence suitable for measurement of films on reflective surfaces
      • Smart SAGATM (Specular Apertured Grazing Angle) Accessory for measurement of thin films on reflective surfaces
      • Photoacoustic cell MTEC Model 300 with photoacoustic detector (MTEC Photoacoustics, USA) for measurement of solid (sheet, chunk, pellet, powder, semi-solid) and liquid samples with the possibility of non-destructive depth profiling
      • Electrical Heating Jacket (Specac, UK) with several liquids cell and solids holder for pellets and Si supports
    • FTIR spectrometer Perkin-Elmer Paragon 1000 PC
      • Golden GateTM Diamond ATR Top-Plate for solid and liquid samples
      • DRIFTS accessory for measurements of solid samples by diffuse reflectance technique
    • FTIR spectrometer Bruker IFS55
  • Raman spectroscopy
    • Raman microspectrometer Renishaw inVia equipped by microscope Leica and lasers for excitation in visible (Ar-ion laser 514.5 nm, HeNe laser 632.8 nm) and near-infrared region (near-infrared diode laser 785 nm) with possibility of samples mapping and of depth profiling in confocal Raman mode
      • heating and freezing microscope stage THMS600 for liquid and solids
    • FT Raman module NXR (module to the Thermo Nicolet 6700 spectrometer) equipped by laser for excitation in near-infrared region (Nd:YAG laser 1064 nm)
  • Other instruments
    • UV-vis spectrometer Perkin-Elmer Lambda 20
    • GPC Labio Calc 100
FTIR spectrometer Thermo Nicolet 6700
FTIR spectrometer Thermo Nicolet 6700
Raman microspectrometer Renishaw inVia
Raman microspectrometer Renishaw inVia


Otto Wichterle Centre of Polymer Materials and Technologies - CPMTOW

Centre of Biomedicinal Polymers - CBMP

Centre of Polymer Sensors - CPS

Polymers for Power Engineering - Energolab


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