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Bruker’s nanoIR3-s Broadband is the most advanced s-SNOM based nanoscale FTIR spectroscopy system providing the broadest available spectral range (670 to 4000 cm-1) with high-resolution nanochemical and nano-optical imaging capabilities. The system combines the industry-leading Anasys nanoIR3-s platform with the latest OPO/DFG femtosecond laser technology, resulting in unmatched levels of performance, integration, and flexibility. 

The nanoIR3-s Broadband Features:

  • Broadest available spectral range for spectroscopy and high-resolution nanochemical imaging
  • Highest performance spectroscopy and imaging for 2D/graphene materials
  • Nanoscale material property mapping and sample environmental control options
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Nano FTIR Spectroscopy for 2D Materials

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Spectroscopy of hBN showing phase (top) and amplitude (bottom) at different sample locations in the topography image (right).

Researchers can now utilize the nanoIR3-s Broadband system’s unique capabilities to make new discoveries in a broad range of research areas, including 2D materials, biological samples, catalysis-based applications, and polymeric materials in spectral regions not previously accessed before.

Complementary High-Resolution Imaging

Near-field optical images

High-quality, high-resolution nano-optical images can be generated for characterization of a wide range of optical phenomena, such as graphene plamonics and surface phonon polaritons in hexagonal boron nitride (hBN), and chemical imaging of biological and other organic samples.

Left, Near-field optical images using a spatio-spectral scan shows a complete surface phonon polariton frequency response on a hBN flake across a 200 cm-1 range, with 3 cm-1 spectral resolution, and 10 cm-1 imaging step resolution. 1.5x1.5 µm with 10 nm pixel resolution.