FTIR Nicolet Magna 860

FOM Name:  Spectrometer FTIR Magna 860
Model Number:  Nicolet Magna 860 FT-IR

Contact: Anna Kiyanova (anna.kiyanova@wisc.edu, 608-263-1735)
Center:  SMCL
Location: B46 Engineering Hall

Nicolet Magna 860 FT-IR spectrophotometer is a general purpose instrument for absorption spectroscopy in the mid-infrared spectral region. Nicolet Nic-Plan IR microscope attached to the spectrophotometer provides non-destructive microanalysis both in reflection and transmission modes.

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  • Beamsplitter: mid-IR KBr
  • Detectors: DTGS-KBr and MCT-A (main bench), MCT-A (microscope).
  • Wavelength range: 4000 – 400 cm-1 (DTGS-KBr), 4000 – 650 cm-1 (MCT-A)
  • Spectral resolution: 32 – 0.125 cm-1
  • Scan velocity: 0.016 – 8.23 cm/s