Fourier Transform (FT-) and AFM-based Mid-Infrared Spectroscopy (MIR)

FTIR-spectrometer Vertex 80v coupled with both ATR-Golden Gate unit and Integrating sphere
FTIR-spectrometer Vertex70 hyphenated with FTIR-Microscope Hyperion 2000
AFM-MIR system with OPO-Laser
(MIR with nanolateral resolution
contact mode)

FT-MIR (transmission, reflection), ATR, IRRAS, DRIFT, FT-MIR-Microscopy

  • FTIR spectrometer Vertex 70 [Bruker] hyphenated with FTIR microscope Hyperion 2000 [Bruker] equipped with DLaTGS and MCT detector, Rapid Scan option, various reflection methods (single and multiple ATR, DRIFT, IRRAS), programmable heating cells (for kinetics measurements; [Specac, Harrick]), microscope heating stage, on-line flow-cell for GPC(SEC)-FTIR coupling [AABSPEC].
  • FTIR spectrometer Vertex 80v (measurements in vacuo; [Bruker]) in a combination with both intergrating sphere [Bruker] and single reflection ATR-Golden Gate unit (room temperature and heated; [Specac]).
  • Automatic spectra search in spectral data bases (Hummel polymer spectra library; Bruker-Merck spectra polymer library; Industrial Polymers library; ATR-Complete library etc).
  • ATR-IR reaction analysis system REACT-IR4000 [Mettler-Toledo], MCT detector, Si- and Diamond probes for in-situ measurements
  • FTIR microscope Spotlight 400 hyphenated with FTIR spectrometer Frontier [Perkin Elmer]: microscope with MCT line-detector (imaging) and MCT single-detector, spectrometer with LiTaO3 MIR detector, operating modes: single spectra/spectral imaging in transmission, reflection, micro-ATR, visual autofocus, internal particle analysis software


Vacuum temperature transmission cell:
RT - 700°C; ramp rate 0.5 - 30°C/min
Diffuse Reflection unit
“Praying Mantis” (Harrick) for
measurements of thin modification layers on powder surface
Single and multiple ATR units
(Diamond, Ge, Si, KRS-5, ZnSe crystals)
measurements of thin layers, up to 300 nm and monolayers (ATR-Si-Wafer unit))
Rheo-optical setup for orientation measurements;
s-/p- spectra's acquisition
ca. 400 ms, 4 scans
75° grazing angle vacuum temperature cell
RT - 400°C; ramp rate 0.5 - 10°C/min
(measurements of organic monolayers)
80° grazing angle unit with a
motorized rotator for polarizers
(measurements of organic monolayers)