The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Raman, IR, and XRF Spectroscopy

Located at the Chenoweth Laboratory, our facility provides resourceful advanced spectroscopic analysis of versatile organic and inorganic samples, including agricultural, environmental, food, and biomedical materials, as well as polymers and heavy metals.

Our instruments including 4 Raman spectrometers (mapping, portable, and handheld), 2 FTIRs (spectrometer and microscope) and 2 X-ray Fluorescence spectrometers.

Services

Internal Other Academic External
DXR Raman microscope $30/hour $40hour $50/hour
DXRxi Raman microscope
(fast imaging)
$40/hour $50/hour $70/hour
EZ portable Raman spectrometer $25/hour $35/hour $45/hour
Handheld Raman spectrometer $25/hour $35/hour $45/hour
FTIR microscope $40/hour $50/hour $65/hour
FTIR spectrometer $25/hour $35/hour $45/hour
X-ray Fluorescence spectrometer Epsilon 1 $25/hour $35/hour $45/hour
X-ray Fluorescence spectrometer Epsilon 4 $30/hour $40/hour $50/hour
Technical Services $50/hour $65/hour $85/hour
Services
  • Instrument training, self operated or operator assisted sample measurement.
  • Sample preparation and handling in wet lab near instruments.
  • Technical support for surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS).