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FTIR Spectrum II

FTIR Infrared spectrometer Spectrum II from Perkin Elmer

Contact: petr.fiurasek [at] (Petr Fiurasek) - Location: OM47

Faces scheduling system group: QCAM

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FT-IR are used for the identification of organic and inorganic material and the determination of molecular structures.


  • Attenuated total reflectance (ATR) accessory
  • Single bounce diamond crystal
  • Standard, room-temperature LiTaO3 (lithium tantalate) MIR detector
  • Total range 4000 to 400 cm-1 at the best resolution 0.5 cm-1
  • Unique humidity shield design (OpticsGuardTM) system
  • Pearl Liquid Analyser – liquid transmission accessory
  • ZnSe 200 µm windows
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