FTIR Nicolet Magna 550

FOM Name:  Spectrometer FTIR Magna 550
Model:  Nicolet FT-IR Magna 550
Contact: Anna Kiyanova (anna.kiyanova@wisc.edu, 608-263-1735)
Center:  SMCL
Location: MSE Room 177

Nicolet Magna 550 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 (main bench), MCT-A (microscope).
  • Wavelength range: 4000 – 400 cm-1
  • Spectral resolution: 32 – 0.125 cm-1
  • Scan velocity: 0.016 – 8.23 cm/s