Optical Spectroscopy

Laser Diffraction (Particle Size Analysis)

   Malvern Mastersizer 3000

  • Mie and Fraunhofer Light Scattering
  • Wet and Dry Sample Dispersion
  • Red and Blue Light Sources
  • 0.02 to 3000 microns

Raman Microprobe Spectroscopy

   Renishaw Inc. 1000B

  • Measures molecular vibrations of solids, powders, and liquids (4000-100cm‾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