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UV Vis 260

UV-Vis spectrophotometer Evolution 260Bio from Thermo Scientific

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

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Quantitative determination of different analytes, such as transition metal ions, highly conjugated organic compounds, and biological macromolecules. Spectroscopic analysis is commonly carried out in solutions but solids and gases may also be studied.


  • Wavelength range of 190–1100 nm
  • Xenon lamp (no spike at 350 nm)
  • Dual beam
  • Equipped with 8 cells - 1cm cuvette – holder
  • Peltier temperature controller (5-90 ˚C)
  • Stirring bars and temperature probes available
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