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Optical Spectroscopy

Optical spectroscopy uses light in the UV, visible or infrared to determine physical, chemical or structural properties of materials. The techniques work on a wide range of materials from gas, liquids and solids.

Related Equipment

Equipment Description Facility
Ellipsometer (M2000)

Ellipsometry is a very sensitive surface and thin film measuring technique using polarized light to determine optical properties and thickness.

Goldwater Materials Science Facility (ERC 118)
FT-IR / FT-Raman (Bruker IFS66V/S and PerkinElmer Frontier FTIR)

FT-IR and FT-Raman are techniques used to identify and analyze materials based on the interatomic and lattice vibrations.

Goldwater Materials Science Facility (PSB 40 / ERC118)
Micro-Raman Spectrometer

Fingerpint technique to identify materials based on vibrations, its sensitivity can give information on composition and strain.

Goldwater Materials Science Facility (PSB 40)
UV-Vis Spectrometers (Perkin Lambda 950)

The Lambda 950 UV/Vis/NIR is a double beam, double monochromator, all-reflecting optical system which operates in the ultraviolet (UV), visible (...

Goldwater Materials Science Facility (ERC-118)