FTIR and Raman Microscopes and Microsampling Solutions

Find the best Thermo Scientific™ Nicolet™ or Thermo Scientific™ DXR™ microspectroscopy system that meets your daily needs and adapts to your growing demands. Click on the instrument image below to find more details among the largest selection of microspectroscopy solutions in the industry.

Microspectroscopy allows you to

1. locate points of interest on your sample, then 
2. identify unknown materials using spectral analysis (single point measurement) or spectral imaging (spatial spectroscopy).

Let our trusted experts assess your workflow, so that you stay within your budget and have the capabilities you need (e.g., ultra-fast mapping, micro ATR, etc.).

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  SurveyIR Microspectroscopy Accessory + Nicolet iS5 FTIR Spectrometer

Nicolet iN5 IR Microscope + Nicolet iS10 FTIR Spectrometer

Nicolet Continuμm IR Microscope + Nicolet iS50 FTIR Spectrometer Nicolet iN10 IR Microscope Nicolet iN10 MX IR Imaging Microscope DXR2 Raman Microscope DXR2xi Raman Imaging Microscope
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Frequency of use Occassionally or regularly Occassionally Weekly or daily  Weekly or daily  Weekly or daily  Weekly or daily  Weekly or daily 
User skill level Basic Basic Advanced Advanced Advanced Intermediate Intermediate
Sample size (Spatial resolution) 100 μm 25 μm 10 μm 10 μm 10 μm 1 μm 1 μm
Single point analysis  
Small area analysis    
Large area & spatial relationship analysis          
Degree of automation none none ✓✓ ✓✓✓ ✓✓✓
Advanced microscopy options        
Microsampling form factor Coupled to FTIR spectrometer Coupled to FTIR spectrometer Coupled to FTIR spectrometer Integrated dedicated microscope Integrated dedicated microscope Integrated dedicated microscope Integrated dedicated microscope
Weekly or daily 
Weekly or daily 

Note: All IR microscopes require a PC for operation and data viewing.

Applications: Pharmaceuticals, Forensics, Cosmetics, Mining, Geology, Automotive, Polymers, Packaging, Paints, Electronics, Nanomaterials, 
Semiconductor, Food, Inks & Dyes

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