One day FT-IR/Raman Training Course

Morning Session (9:30 to 12:00 PM)

9:00 to 9:30 Registration & Breakfast
9:30 to 9:40 Corporate Overview
9:40 to 10:30 Introduction to Infrared & Raman Spectroscopy:
  • Molecular vibrations and spectroscopy
  • How to choose spectrometer according to your lab need
  • How to expand capabilities of your spectrometer

10:30 to 11:15 Noise reduction:
  • Optimization of Experiment Parameters
  • Spectral resolution
  • Acquisition speed and measurement time
  • Apodization function, phase correction, acquisition modes
11:15 to 12:00 Choosing the proper sampling technique:
  • Infrared
    - Transmission
    - Diffuse reflectance
    - Specular reflectance and transflectance
    - Attenuated total reflectance
  • Raman
12:00 to 12:45 Lunch Break
12:45 to 1:30 Guest speaker from Netzsch
Topic: Thermogravimetric Analyses


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Afternoon Split Sessions (1:30  to 4 PM)

Session I: Microscopy
  Optical Microscopy:
  • Introduction to optical microscopy
    Hands-on demonstration of optical microscopy
Principles of Infrared microanalysis:
  • Demonstration of Infrared Microscopy
    Transmission and reflection (external, diffuse, grazing incidence, and ATR) infrared microanalysis with the Hyperion and Lumos microscopes
Raman spectroscopy:
  • Principles of Raman microanalysis
    Demonstration of Raman Microscopy
Session II: Advanced Material Research
1:30 pm: Reaction monitoring from millisecond to nanosecond time scale:
  • Rapid-scan spectroscopy
  • Step-scan spectroscopy
  • Modulation/demodulation techniques
  • Applications
2 pm: Analysis of polymers:
  • Polymer identification and classification
  • Additives and contaminations
  • Thermal properties by TG-FTIR technique
  • Defect analysis using FTIR microscopy
  • Orientation of polymer segments
  • Dynamic properties and 2D correlation spectroscopy
2:30 pm: Life science applications:
  • Protein secondary structure analysis by FTIR spectroscopy
  • Applications for the research and pharmaceutical environments
3:30 pm:

Surface science:
  • FTIR for thin film characterization
  • Absorption enhancement with polarized light
  • Reduction of water vapor influence
  • Overview of accessories for surface science
  • Polarization/modulation techniques
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