Optical Spectroscopy

Raman Microprobe Spectroscopy

    Renishaw Inc. 1000B

  • Measures molecular vibrations of solids, powders, and liquids (4000-1000cm‾¹)
  • Helium neon laser (633nm)
  • Laser spot size down to 2μm at 120mW

UV-Visible Spectroscopy

    Ocean Optics SD2000

  • UV (deuterium lamp, 215-400nm)
  • Visible, tungsten halogen lamp (360-1100nm)
  • Dual spectrometers
  • Transmission/absorption measurements of liquids and reflectance measurements of solids and powders.

Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy

    Mattson Galaxy 3000 FTIR with Quantum IR microscope

  • Transmission mode through diamond window to measure fibers, small particles, and other similarly sized samples
Bruker Vector 22 FTIR

  • Attenuated Total Reflectance (ATR) attachment
  • Multi-variable specular reflectance attachment (VeeMax 30-80°) for thin film and monolayer samples