Use the Smart Background collection mode designed to cut your total analysis time by 50% on the Thermo Scientific Nicolet Summit FTIR Spectrometer. Generate fast, reliable answers with less effort even in busy, multi-user QC labs or teaching labs with this compact, powerful FTIR spectrometer.
- Enhanced productivity: revolutionary Thermo Scientific OMNIC Paradigm Software, integrated LightBar, optional touchscreen, and automatic background collection streamline your analysis
- Reliable performance: powered by the Thermo Scientific LightDrive Optical Engine with 10-year warranty on components
- Advanced connectivity: an integrated Windows® computer provides on-board data processing with full Wi-Fi and Ethernet networking capabilities
Compact, capable, connected
Today’s busy QA/QC and teaching laboratories demand fast answers with high confidence. When you can’t afford to slow down or make a mistake, rely on the compact Nicolet Summit FTIR Spectrometer to help you identify, verify, or quantify materials faster than ever before.
Dependable, high-performance optics
For the ultimate in reliability and accuracy, the Nicolet Summit FTIR Spectrometer is designed with our unique LightDrive Optical Engine.
Improve data reproducibility: state-of-the-art infrared source eliminates hot-spot migration, resulting in more consistent spectral data, especially through an attenuated total reflectance (ATR) accessory.
Low-cost of ownership: 10-year warranty on IR source, interferometer and laser provide minimal maintenance. Service support contracts and training are also available from Unity Lab Services or from our worldwide network of qualified dealers.
Standard and PRO models: with factory-verified specifications (not just “typical” or “achievable” results) you can choose the performance that fits your sample needs while still staying within budget. With the PRO model, you can achieve a signal-to-noise ratio of 40,000:1 and spectral resolution of 0.45 cm-1 to help distinguish multiple components in small quantities.
Software to shorten your workday
The user-friendly interfaces of the OMNIC Paradigm Software (touchscreen or desktop) makes life in the lab less complicated with programmed applications that streamline data acquisition, processing and interpretation.
Reduce workflow set-up time: an intuitive, visual workflow creator with drag-and-drop functionality guides you through workflow creation.
Audit-ready cGxP compliance: achieve a high level of data integrity with our database infrastructure, data security software, and audit manager applications that keep you complaint with Pharmacopeia (Ph. Eur., USP, JP, and CP) instrument qualification. 21 CFR Part 11 compliance and data security packages are available.
Data analysis anytime, anywhere: with full Wi-Fi connectivity, you can send data to your Connect account in the Cloud and analyze data away from the lab. Or share data and collaborate with colleagues anywhere in the world to accelerate your work. Keep students engaged with data they can access in your teaching lab or in their dorm room, on a Mac® or a PC.
Touchscreen or desktop: touchscreen workflows are executed as you run your analysis on a standalone spectrometer that saves space. Or take your analysis further with OMNIC Paradigm desktop software. Find what you need quickly from the Dashboard, create libraries, or perform multi-component searching.
Winning combination for fast-paced labs
With no time to waste, you can move quickly from one sample to the next and have your colleague be able to repeat your success. That’s the power of the Nicolet Summit FTIR Spectrometer combined with the OMNIC Paradigm software.
Summit FTIR Spectrometer LightBar Visual Results
Visual LightBar feedback: the multi-colored LED light bar in the front of the instrument provides pass/fail results of product quality with just a quick glance. Monitor the status of your instrument (idle, collect, alert) and be assured it’s ready for the next user to generate consistent results (see video).
Be confident with Smart Background: integrated intelligence is designed to automatically collect backgrounds so you can shorten your analysis time by 50%.
Built-in computer saves space: a fully integrated Windows® computer on the instrument runs the OMNIC Paradigm Software on the touchscreen interface. Or simply attach a monitor with a wireless keyboard and mouse directly to the Nicolet Summit Spectrometer without having to pay for a separate PC.
Why own a Nicolet Summit FTIR Spectrometer?
See 12 reasons to own a Nicolet Summit FTIR Spectrometer and be confident knowing you’ve made the right choice for your laboratory.
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Choices to fit your daily work routine
Whether you work in a cramped teaching lab or need a higher level of spectral performance for QC work, we have a Nicolet Summit configuration that fits seamlessly into your work day activities.
Use this format to:
- Run OMNIC Paradigm Desktop Software for advanced analysis
- Quickly create custom workflows to deploy in your QA/QC labs
- Create spectral libraries for searching unknowns
Use this format to
- Save space on the lab bench
- Quickly execute workflows
- Teach a class, swivel the screen, and share results
Compare our entry-level FTIR spectrometers
Take a side-by-side look at the Summit and Summit PRO FTIR Spectrometer models and previous generation, Nicolet iS5 FTIR Spectrometer. Evaluate what matters most:
- Operating software
- Infrared source
- Signal-to-noise ratio
- Spectral resolution
- User interface
- Performance verification (ASTM, NIST)
- Regulatory compliance (Pharmacopeias)
- ... and more
Intuitive software drives projects to completion
The Nicolet Summit FTIR Spectrometer is powered by our revolutionary OMNIC Paradigm Software to help you keep pace with all the daily demands on your lab.
Touchscreen or Desktop software
OMNIC Paradigm Touchscreen Software streamlines analysis so users can measure, search, and report results while saving bench space. Take your analysis further with OMNIC Paradigm Desktop Software. Its user-friendly dashboard helps you view instrument status and recent work, process your spectra, conduct multi-component searching, and create new libraries with ease.
You receive both desktop and touchscreen software packages regardless of the Summit Spectrometer model and interface you purchase!
Nicolet Summit Software Options
|Software||What it can do for you|
|OMNIC Paradigm Touchscreen Software||
|OMNIC Paradigm Desktop Software||
Achieve the highest degree of data integrity and surpass your auditors’ expectations. Our database infrastructure, streamlined data security software, and Audit Manager applications keep your data compliant and well protected. Manage multiple user permissions, digitally sign important files, and track detailed user activity using the OMNIC Paradigm Security Suite Software.
OMNIC Paradigm Software Comparison
|Modern visual interface||X||Touchscreen interface with workflow icons|
|Smart Background||X||Collects backgrounds automatically to save time|
|Visual workflow creator||X||Ability to design and automate workflows with ease|
|Dashboard home screen||X||Provides quick access to recent work|
|Customized analysis types||X||Search or quantify immediately after data acquisition with no additional steps|
|Database of spectral data||X||Library of 5,000 - 10,000 spectra included|
|Tag spectral data (query)||X||Easy to locate historical data|
|Multi-component search (MCS)||X||Now standard with OMNIC Paradigm Software|
|Import/Export .spa files||X||Easily transfer data between OMNIC, OMNIC Paradigm and OMNIC Anywhere Softwares|
|Use existing .lbd/.lbt libraries||X||X|
|Desktop data processing options||X||X|
|Data Integrity with Security Suite||X||X||Security Suite can set system control policies for both the desktop and touchscreen interfaces|
Identify. Verify. Quantify.
Use the Nicolet Summit FTIR Spectrometer for industrial and education-based applications to build your expertise.
Verify raw materials and specifications of solid dosage drugs and identify contaminants to help protect your company’s reputation. The Nicolet Summit FTIR Spectrometer is portable, so you can bring it to the production line for at-line process analysis or station an instrument at your incoming-raw materials location.
Understand what chemical properties you need to control when designing new materials with advanced features. Catch changes in additive formulations, degradation of multi-layer polymer composites, weakened packaging materials, and the effects of process curing times on polymer specifications.
Keep students engaged with this intuitive spectrometer and lesson plans that help you demonstrate different functional groups of the IR spectra. Have students quickly measure samples in a crowded teaching lab and then analyze data later on or off campus using the OMNIC Anywhere Cloud-based Application.
Confidently identify different grades of jade or uncover the composition of a mineral sample using the Nicolet FTIR Summit Spectrometer. Find out how the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) uses FTIR spectroscopy for identifying treated versus untreated gemstones .
After optimizing your lithium battery alternatives (e.g., Li–S, Li–O2, Na-ion) and electrolyte formulations, inspect product quality and collect chemical information that assures specifications have been met. The non-destructive nature of FTIR spectroscopy makes this an ideal technique for quickly catching changes that can affect battery life and safety.
Food & Beverage
Identify contaminants in food or bottled water using the SurveyIR™ Microscope Accessory with the Nicolet Summit Spectrometer. Determine if contaminants are coming from the production-packaging process or from incoming raw materials to help take corrective action needed to assure product quality.
From leather interiors to dashboard components to fuel additives, use the Nicolet Summit FTIR Spectrometer to help you improve profitability, performance and appeal of your automotive design. Reveal the chemistry and composition of materials used to manufacture today’s fuel-efficient cars and trucks for a cleaner, safer world.
Thermo Scientific Everest Diamond ATR Accessory
Eliminate sample prep with the Everest Diamond ATR Accessory for the Nicolet Summit FTIR Spectrometer. A monolithic diamond ATR crystal and high-efficiency, all-reflective optics combine with a variety of interchangeable crystal plates to provide the robustness and flexibility to meet your material identification and verification needs.
Czitek SurveyIR Infrared Microspectroscopy Accessory
Simultaneously view and collect an infrared (IR) spectrum with the Czitek™ SurveyIR™ Microspectroscopy Accessory. Place this microsampling accessory in the sample compartment of the Nicolet Summit FTIR Spectrometer to view and collect data in reflection, transmission, and ATR modes. A choice of three on-board illumination modes create excellent contrast over a wide range of specimen morphologies.
Czitek and SurveyIR are trademarks of Czitek LLC.
Thermo Scientific ConservatIR External Reflection Accessory
Easily perform spectral analysis on large objects, artwork, and paintings using the Thermo Scientific ConservatIR FTIR External Reflection Accessory. This accessory measures samples too large to fit into a Thermo Scientific Nicolet FTIR Spectrometer sample compartment. The articulated arm simplifies sample analysis for specular, diffuse and ATR measurements with the object in front, below or above the spectrometer sample compartment. The ConservatIR accessory comes standard with a specular/diffuse reflection sampling head, and a diamond ATR sampling head is available as an option.
Access Nicolet Summit Spectrometer resources anytime
Keep your lab operating at peak performance with our Nicolet Summit Spectrometer resource center. Whether you are a novice to spectroscopy or an experienced professional, helpful technical information for your Nicolet Summit FTIR Spectrometer is just a click away.
Nicolet Summit support center has:
- Instrument setup instructions “Where to start”
- Paradigm Software how-to videos
- Maintenance protocols
- Analytical procedures
- And more…