Instrumentation Updates

General Information

Updated 20th March, 2017

The Facility is to only be used by trained and authorised users.

Please direct any enquiries to the Facility Manager, , 9036 5179; Professional Officer, , 9036 5033; or Technical Officer, , 8627 5574


The Online Booking System is now available. This system can be accessed from computers on and off campus and will allow the booking instruments across several core facilities.

Instrumentation Status

Bruker Tensor FTIR Spectrometer with HTS/XT Operational  
Bruker Tensor FTIR/Hyperion 3000 Spectrometer Operational  
Bruker FTIR Vertex 80v Spectrometer Operational


Bruker MPA Near Infrared (NIR) Spectrometer Operational  
Renishaw inVia Raman Spectrometer Operational Upgrade and integration of new AFM due by end of April
JY U1000 Raman Spectrometer Not Operational Awaiting new lasers
Bruker MultiRAM Raman Spectrometer Not Operational Awaiting components
Renishaw inVia Qontor Raman Not Operational Install due in June
Bruker LUMOS Portable FTIR Microscope Operational  
Bruker ALPHA Portable FTIR Spectrometer Operational


Enwave Portable Raman Spectrometer Operational  
Bruker BRAVO Handheld Raman Spectrometer Operational  
Cary 5 UV-VIS Spectrometer No longer Operational Moved to Chemistry

Laser and Signal Intensity Readings

Instrument Date Signal
Tensor 27 HTS XT 16 June 2014 14900
Tensor 27 Hyperion 16 June 2014 22700
Vertex 80V 16 June 2014 25500

488 nm

- -
514 nm 13 June 2014 3.87 mW
633 nm - -
785 nm 13 June 2014 30.1 mW
830 nm - -