New users are required to fill in an online registration form. The details required include information about the user's project, the contact details of the user and their supervisor and account codes.
Once this form has been completed it will be forwarded to the nominated supervisor to ensure that they are aware that the user has requested use of the equipment within the Vibrational Spectroscopy Facility.
Vibrational Spectroscopy Facility Brochure
All users must first be trained on the instrument(s) that are deemed suitable for their project as per the details provided in the registration form and the new user meeting which will be arranged after the online registration form has been received and processed.
This training will incur an additional cost of $100 an hour on top of the user pay rate which can be found on the Facility Charges page. Training is included in the annual subscription rate for those Account Holders (i.e. Users Supervisors) who hold a subscription.
Users should bring any relevant paperwork, literature and disk(s) or a memory stick to download their collected data for future data analysis.
To book time on any of the instruments in the facility please go to the following website link for online booking.
The online booking system can be accessed from computers on campus and also off campus ONLY if USYD users a UNIKEY and have installed Virtual Private Network.
Chemistry Users: The username and password that is use to retrieve your chemistry emails can be used to log onto the online booking website.
External Users: Please contact
All users are required to fill in the instrument usage online form to log their usage at the end of their booked instrument time. This is also the opportunity to add any comments about problems encountered during the experiment. Please note that if this form is not filled out users will be charged according to their booking time.
24 hours notice is required for cancellation of booking time for instrument usage. If 24 hours notice is not received you may be charged for the booked period of time.
The Facility website contains a wealth of information about the available equipment, a webpage with updated information about instrument status. You are encouraged to check the Instrument Status page on a weekly basis to obtain up-to-date information about the Facility.