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Spectrum 3 Extended Range MIR/FIR Spectrometer

From routine identification and verification to advanced research applications, you need the performance and flexibility to quickly, confidently, and cost effectively analyze a wide range of samples. The PerkinElmer Spectrum 3 FT-IR spectrometer provides the sampling flexibility and performance in mid, near, and far infrared ranges through a single instrument to advance research and new product development in academia, chemicals, polymers, and pharmaceuticals. The highly configurable platform provides dependable, consistent, and trouble-free operation through years of service.

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Wave Length Range
L1280127
11,000 - 30 cm-1
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L1280130
11,000 - 375 cm-1
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L1280133
8,300 - 350 cm-1
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L1280134
8,300 - 350 cm-1
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L1280135
7,800 - 225 cm-1
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L1280136
14,700 -2,000 cm-1
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L1280138
14,700 - 350 cm-1
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L1280140
8,300 - 30 cm-1
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Overview

Spectrum 3 is loaded with a range of advanced innovations designed to provide you with exceptional performance and flexibility from the configuration you choose.

Performance:

  • Exceptional signal-to-noise ratio and photometric performance
  • High reproducibility of spectral data without spectral interferences
  • Best-in-class sensitivity, even when using room temperature detectors
  • Characterize fast reactions with scan speed up to 100 scans/sec
  • Optimize sensitivity and spectral resolution performance

Flexibility:

  • Maximize instrument uptime with a wide range of quickly interchangeable accessories
  • Simplified TG-IR hyphenation experience from a single vendor
  • Collaborate from any device, anywhere, any time with cloud connectivity
  • Perform routine analyses faster with on-instrument SmartPanel
  • Upgradeable to IR microscopy and imaging

Spectrum 3 is a complete solution with the flexibility and versatility to tackle any sample type for applications in, but not limited to:

  • Pharmaceuticals and Nutraceuticals
  • Chemicals & materials
  • Polymers
  • Academia

Specifications

21 CFR Part 11 Compatible Yes
Product Brand Name Spectrum 3 Tri-Range FT-IR Spectrometer
Research Areas Food & Agriculture
Wave Length Range 7,800 - 225 cm-1
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Application Note

Analysis of Pharmaceutical Raw Materials Using the Tri-Range Spectrum 3 Infrared Spectrometer

Infrared Spectroscopy has become a ubiquitous tool in the analysis of pharmaceutical raw materials, with both Mid- and Near-infrared spectroscopy functioning as commonplace techniques for the investigation of both excipients and active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs). Near-infrared spectroscopy ...

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Attenuated Total Reflectance (ATR) Measurements into the Far-Infrared Spectral Region on a Multi-range FT-IR Spectrometer

A typical FT-IR spectrometer will scan down to the long wavelength limit of approximately 400 cm-1 limited by the optical components such as the beamsplitter and detector which contain potassium bromide (KBr). However, there are a growing number of applications where the materials of interest exh ...

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Monitoring Fast Chemical Reactions using Stopped-flow on a Rapid Scanning FT-IR Spectrometer

Spectroscopic techniques, especially infrared (IR) spectroscopy, can give specific chemical information, identifying intermediates and products during extremely fast reaction based on the spectral information collected. Modern FT-IR (fourier transform infrared) spectrometers have fast scan capabi ...

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Time Resolved FT-IR Analysis of Cyanoacrylate Curing using Spectrum 3 FT-IR

Resins are used universally in the manufacture of a vast range of goods including electronics, disposable medical devices and even aerospace components. The polymerization reaction responsible for curing resins varies depending on the monomers used. One of the most commonly used types of resin va ...

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Tri-Range Applications of the Spectrum 3 Infrared Spectrometer

Spectroscopic analysis of glass used in both construction and the automotive industry is required to determine several very important parameters such as emissivity of glass to investigate their energy-saving capability. These measurements are carried out in the Mid- and Far-infrared regions. Infr ...

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Brochure

Comprehensive and Compliant Solutions for Glass Analysis

It’s clear, glass has a variety of uses, from practical to technological to decorative. In particular, float glass is widely used in architecture, automotive, transportation, photovoltaic, and solar industries.

For glass testing labs around the world, we offer highly accurate and tailored ...

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From R&D to QA/QC

Innovation is the lifeblood of industrial polymer development – the push to improve materials or develop new ones infuses new life into the industry from R&D through to QA/QC. Manufacturers are continually challenged to ensure effective quality control and streamline processes while meeting stri ...

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In-Depth Battery Component Testing

As the world moves to embrace renewable energy sources and reduce our global CO2 emissions, it will also be more dependent than ever on better battery technology, powering the demands of industries such as automotive, energy storage, and portable consumer goods like power tools, computers, and ph ...

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Meat and Seafood Testing Solutions

Food testing labs like yours are constantly challenged with accurately analyzing samples quickly and efficiently - all while striving to reduce costs due to market forces. Your commitment to ensuring meat and seafood are safe for consumption, as demand increases, is an uphill battle.

Our co ...

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NetPlus for IR - Cloud-Based Networking Platform

Great scientific instrumentation is only as powerful as the software that runs it. In a rapidly advancing, globally interconnected world, your business is dependent on your workforce’s ability to connect, securely share, and collaborate in real-time. PerkinElmer NetPlus for IR is a powerful cloud ...

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Spectrum 3 FT-IR Interactive Brochure

The PerkinElmer Spectrum 3 FT-IR spectrometer provides the sampling flexibility and analytical performance in mid, near, and far infrared ranges through a single instrument to advance research and new product development in academia, chemicals, polymers, and pharmaceuticals. Read the interactive ...

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Flyer

Power Up Your Battery Component Analysis Flyer

Download this useful flyer for a summary of how our instrumentation can test for safety, performance and composition of your advanced battery materials. Get an overview of solutions and their benefits in materials characterization techniques from FT-IR, ICP-OES, ICP-MS, DSC, TGA, GC-MS and hyphen ...

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Guide

Evolved Gas Analysis - Hyphenated Technology Guide

The needs for polymer, pharmaceutical, chemicals, food and beverage, and environmental analyses are constantly changing due to innovation demands and regulation changes.

Evolved Gas Analysis (EGA) solutions combine multiple analytical technologies to empower speed and advanced information a ...

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Regulatory Compliance Certification

Product Certificate - Spectrum 3

Product Certificate for the Spectrum 3 FT-IR Spectrometer

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Technical Note

Demonstrating the accuracy of transmittance measurements for high refractive index materials

There are several well known sources of error in standard FT-IR instruments that lead tospectral artifacts and inaccurate transmittance values for such samples1. These have beenaddressed in the Frontier Optica. Interreflections involving the source, interferometer, sampleand detector have all been e ...

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Reflection Measurements in IR Spectroscopy

Most materials absorb infrared radiation very strongly. As a result samples have to be prepared as thin films or diluted in non-absorbing matrices in order to measure their spectra in transmission. There is no such limitation on measuring spectra by reflection, so that this is a more versatile way t ...

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White Paper

Selection Criteria for Analytical Technologies that Meet Polymer Manufacture and Recycling Testing Needs

This white paper discusses what testing is required at each step in the polymer production lifecycle from R&D to manufacture to recycling. It explores the analytical technologies that will meet those testing needs, and important considerations to help you select the instrumentation that will prov ...

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