Contaminant analysis using FTIR microscopy

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IRT-3000 Research-grade FTIR Microscope

IRT-3000 FTIR Microscope

The IRT-3000 is an FTIR microscope capable of measurement at a spatial resolution of several microns with an excellent signal-to-noise ratio with simultaneously observation of the sample image.. The fully automated X-Y-Z stage can be used for either mapping or multi-point measurements. In addition to transmittance and reflectance measurements, optional ATR and grazing-angle reflection objectives expands the types of measurement that can be made. The figures below illustrate contaminant analyses, fish-eyes in a polymer film and a contaminant (5 microns) on the surface of an optical element.

Fish-eyes in a polymer film

Contaminant (5 microns) on the surface of an optical element

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About the Author

Dr. Carlos Morillo received his Post Doc at Advanced Industrial Science & Technology in Fukuoka and was a Research Scientist at Kyushu University in Japan where he lived for several years. Carlos received his Doctor of Engineering from Kyushu University and his Masters and BS from Simon Bolivar University in Caracas Venezuela. He is an Applications Scientist at JASCO.