The VERTEX 70 and VERTEX 70v instruments perfectly fit the needs for research applications where high sensitivity, stability and temporal resolution are required. The available spectral range down to the FIR/THz region enables additionally specific applications for industrial research. The versatile VERTEX 70/70v systems provide combined with suitable accessories and the use of the appropriate measurement technique a solution for almost every demand in the field of FTIR spectroscopy.

Research & Development

  • Continuous and Step Scan technology for time-resolved as well as amplitude (AM) and phase modulation (PM) spectroscopy (Step Scan / Rapid Scan / Interleaved TRS)
  • FT-IR spectroscopy in ultrahigh vacuum
  • FT-IR spectroelectrochemistry for the in-situ investigation of electrode surfaces and electrolytes
  • Investigation of proteins in water (CONFOCHECK)


  • Determination of the absolute configuration of molecules (VCD)
  • Characterization of stability and volatile content of medical drug products by thermal analysis (TGA-FT-IR)
  • Differentiation of polymorphs of active pharmaceutical ingredients in the far infrared region (VERTEX FM)

Polymers and Chemistry

  • Identification of inorganic fillers in polymer composites in the far infrared region (VERTEX FM)
  • Dynamic and rheo-optical studies of polymers
  • Determination of volatile compounds and characterization of decomposition processes by thermal analysis (TGA-FTIR)
  • Reaction monitoring and reaction control (MIR fiber probe)
  • Identification of inorganic minerals and pigments

Surface Analysis

  • Detection and characterization of thin and monolayers
  • Surface analysis combined with polarization modulation (PM-IRRAS)

Material Science

  • Characterization of optical and highly reflective materials (windows, mirrors)
  • Investigation of dark materials and depth profiling by Photo-Acoustic Spectroscopy (PAS)
  • Characterization of the emittance behavior of materials


  • Determination of oxygen and carbon contents in silicon wafers for quality control