FTIR Micro

Instrument: FTIR Micro

A Fourier transform transmission infra-red microscope capable of point, line and grid scanning and spectral mapping with an ATR attachment used for acquiring optical images, IR spectra and chemical distribution maps using IR spectra


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Post author: Nicole McMillan. Last update: 20/01/2016 at 10:37 am by Nicole McMillan.



Dr. Phil Wright

Phone: 9903 9020



Manufacturer: PerkinElmer, Spotlight 400. Installed 2015.

An optical microscope with an IR spectrophometric detector capable of measuring transmission, reflection or ATR IR spectra at a point, along a line, in a grid and over a whole image.

Benefits of the FTIR Micro

– Broad spectral range
– Spectral mapping
– Software can provide a chemical map within seconds
– ATR attachment allows simple sample preparation and analysis of solid samples

Technical features and specifications

– Wavelength range: 8300-600 cm-1
– MCT detector


Capacity: We encourage greater utilisation
Operation: User operated training provided, User or facility staff operate, User or facility staff operate pricing may vary
Access: Access pricing may vary, Book it on ARIN, External researcher use available