Jobin Yvon (U1000) Raman
This spectrometer is a conventional double monochromator system.
The collection optics are arranged on an optical table using magnetic bases. This allows for flexibility of sampling arrangements. Samples can be run as solids and liquids (and possibly gases).
Standard quartz cells, capillaries and spinning cells are used for liquid samples and capillaries and a spinning sample holder for solids.
Samples are excited using either an argon ion laser or krypton ion laser which provide a multitude of excitation lines from the red (752 nm) through to the ultraviolet (351 nm).This choice of excitation lines allows for a wide range of resonance Raman spectroscopy studies. A recent ARC LIEF grant has allowed the facility to purchase a CCD camera which can be used in addition with the current photomultiplier tube that is used for photon detection.