Spectroscopy, Elemental & Isotope Analysis Learning Center

A full spectrum of answers, from research to testing, analysis, and process monitoring

  • Understand more about technologies that provide rapid, efficient qualitative and quantitative analysis
  • Learn how these technologies serve a range of industrial, educational, environmental and health markets
  • Get the help you need to find the answers you seek in your lab or in the field
  • Learn techniques for more confident analysis and better decision making

Spectroscopy, Elemental & Isotope Analysis features


Niton XL5 XRF Analyzer

Technology advancements have reduced the cost and enhanced the capabilities of an FTIR. Learn why FTIR is now the technique of choice for compound identification work in academic, analytical, QA/QC and forensic labs.

Learn how the Thermo Scientific Antaris FT-NIR Analyzer helps Abiogen save time and money and increase staff productivity in both its warehouse and its laboratory. 

Watch how you can achieve faster analysis times and greater sensitivity with the small, lightweight ergonomically designed Thermo Scientific Niton XL5 X-ray Fluorescence (XRF) Analyzer.

Spectroscopy, Elemental & Isotope Analysis subtopics

FTIR Academy

Here you can find the basics of FTIR applications as well as information on sample preparation for transmission experiments, the power of FTIR microscopy, and charts relating chemical structure to the infrared spectrum.

Elemental and Structural Analysis Academy

Find useful resources on the key elemental and structural analysis techniques optical emission spectrometry (OES), X-ray fluorescence (XRF) and X-ray diffraction (XRD). Find fundamental information about the basic operating principles of these technologies alongside more advanced tutorials on how they apply to specific applications.

Spectroscopy, Elemental & Isotope Applications

Spectroscopy, Elemental & Isotope Applications

NMR Information

Learn more about NMR spectroscopy—a powerful technique used to determine the structure of organic compounds and find spectral information on essential oils, botanicals, pharmaceuticals, insectides, solvents and more.

Trace Elemental Analysis Information

Understand how atomic absorption spectrometry (AAS), inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectroscopy (ICP-OES), and inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS) are used to analyze and quantify trace elements and isotopes found in environmental samples, food stuff, pharmaceuticals, industrial products, and more.

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