Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR)

FTIR spectroscopy is a highly diverse molecular spectroscopy technique and chemical analysis method. While FTIR is frequently used for polymer testing and pharmaceutical analysis, the application of the technique is virtually limitless offering both qualitative and quantitative analysis of a wide range of organic and inorganic samples. Browse our resources to learn more!

Nicolet iN10 Infrared Microscope

CAD L1 Nicolet iN10

Focus on delivering answers. Acquire high-quality visuals and infrared images quickly and easily. The Thermo Scientific™ Nicolet™ iN™10 Infrared Microscope delivers a sharp sample image, unrivaled IR performance, and rich chemical images from black rubber materials, to counterfeit bills, to surfaced tablets, and more.

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Root Cause Analysis of a Failed Plastic Cover

This paper describes a study utilizing a variety of spectroscopy tools to determine why a plastic part used in a precision optical device failed when put into service. IR and Raman used for chemical composition, UV-Vis for color and optical transmissivity, and thermal analysis for determination of physical properties.

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FTIR analysis of a failed plastic cover