Thermo-Nicolet Avatar 370 FT-IR with Continuum Microscope

This instrument is located in Clement 122.  It is primarily used for research.  It can be operated using salt plates or solution cells as a traditional IR, or it can be used in an ATR (automated total reflectance) mode.  This instrument is also equipped with a microscope.  It is commonly used in research by Professor DePhillips and his students.  Students learn how to operate this instrument in Instrumental Methods of Chemical Analysis (Chem-312).