In this classroom, you’ll find options for UV-Vis, NMR and FTIR instruments to bring your students closer to curriculum topics. From chemical reactions to sample and spectrum analysis, these products have everything you need for organic and advanced chemistry topics.

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Featured instruments for teaching advanced chemistry applications

Bring the power of NMR to your classroom. The Thermo Scientific™ picoSpin™ Series II NMR Spectrometer is the most affordable benchtop NMR available today. Its capillary injection system requires no cryogens or consumables. Along with the instrument's small size, the modern software interface and high throughput make it ideal for any chemistry class.

The picoSpin spectrometer can help you bring the following curriculum topics to your students:

  • Quantum spin
  • Percent composition
  • Chemical identification
  • Reaction monitoring
Learn about the picoSpin Spectrometer's  features and benefits.
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See how  NMR and FTIR can work together in your chemistry classroom.

Benchtop NMR Insights from Alex Blom, Ph.D., Alverno College: "We wanted to be able to get students hands-on experience with an instrument of this sort since they are used extensively in graduate schools and industry."

Benchtop NMR Insights from Ms. Suzanne Carpenter, Armstrong Atlantic State University: "The availability of the benchtop NMR means that every institution can now provide hands-on experiences with NMR to their students."

Benchtop NMR Insights from Sarah Dimick Gray, Ph.D., Metropolitan State University: "The ease of use for sophomore-level students has been key for our program; and students really feel connected to the products they are making in lab."

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Bring FTIR to your classroom with flexible sample handling, lightweight design and industry-leading Thermo Scientific OMNIC software. The Thermo Scientific Nicolet iS5 FTIR Spectrometer uses the same field-proven FTIR technology found on other Nicolet FTIR spectrometer models. This entry level instrument is perfect for your chemistry classroom.

Curriculum topics:

  • Organic chemistry
  • Inorganic chemistry
  • Structural identification
  • Reaction monitoring
Learn about the Nicolet iS5 FTIR Spectrometer's features and benefits.
See how  NMR and FTIR can work together in your chemistry classroom.

The award winning Thermo Scientific™ Evolution™ 201 and 220 UV-Vis spectrophotometers can quickly acquire high-quality data without taking up precious bench space. Whether your students are conducting routine measurements or require research level results, these instruments will empower your analysis and bring productivity to your lab. The tablet control option offers fast and familiar throughput for novice or expert users.

Curriculum topics:

  • UV-Vis
  • Beer’s Law
  • Scanning
  • Kinetics, electronic spectroscopy, and inorganic chemistry
  • Coordination chemistry
  • Organic spectroscopy
Learn about the Evolution UV-Vis Spectrophotometer's features and benefits.