Spectroscopy, Elemental & Isotope Analysis Learning Center

A full spectrum of answers, from research to testing, analysis, and process monitoring

  • Understand more about technologies that provide rapid, efficient qualitative and quantitative analysis
  • Learn how these technologies serve a range of industrial, educational, environmental and health markets
  • Get the help you need to find the answers you seek in your lab or in the field
  • Learn techniques for more confident analysis and better decision making.

Spectroscopy, Elemental & Isotope Analysis features


Niton XL5 XRF Analyzer

Technology advancements have reduced the cost and enhanced the capabilities of an FTIR. Learn why FTIR is now the technique of choice for compound identification work in academic, analytical, QA/QC and forensic labs.

Learn how the Thermo Scientific™ Antaris™ FT-NIR Analyzer helps Abiogen save time and money and increase staff productivity in both its warehouse and its laboratory. 

The Future of Handheld XRF

Watch how you can achieve faster analysis times and greater sensitivity with the small, lightweight ergonomically designed Thermo Scientific™ Niton™ XL5 X-ray Fluorescence (XRF) Analyzer.

Spectroscopy, Elemental & Isotope Analysis subtopics

Molecular Spectroscopy Information

Find application notes, webinars, and videos for molecular spectroscopy technologies, including UV-visible, FTIR, Raman, nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR), and near infrared (NIR).

Spectroscopy, Elemental & Isotope Applications

FTIR Academy

Here you can find the basics of FTIR applications as well as information on sample preparation for transmission experiments, the power of FTIR microscopy, and charts relating chemical structure to the infrared spectrum.

NIR Technology

This section gives you a general overview of how NIR works as well as application-specific information to help you learn more about this important tool for the analysis of industrial materials.

Raman Technology

Get a general overview of Raman technology and find application-specific information.

NMR Information

Learn more about NMR spectroscopy—a powerful technique used to determine the structure of organic compounds and find spectral information on essential oils, botanicals, pharmaceuticals, insectides, solvents and more.

Trace Elemental Analysis Video Library

Recorded videos and webinars on a variety of trace elemental analysis solutions to help you with your analytical challenges. 

Molecular Spectroscopy Webinars

View a large selection of recorded webinars on a variety of molecular spectroscopy techniques (FTIR, NIR, Raman, Uv-Vis) and applications. Coverage includes market examples in a variety of industries.

OMNIC Software FTIR Training Videos

Learn how to get the most from your Thermo Scientific™ Nicolet™ FT-IR Spectrometer System. Videos guide new users from the basics of configuring the software settings through advanced functionality, analysis, and reporting. 

Spectroscopy, Elemental & Isotope Analysis Resource Library

Access a targeted collection of application notes, case studies, videos, webinars and white papers covering a range of applications for Fourier Transform infrared spectroscopy, Near-infrared spectroscopy, Raman spectroscopy, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, Ultraviolet-Visible (UV-Vis) spectrophotometry, X-Ray Fluorescence, and more.