UV-Vis spec recommendations

Josh Halpern j.halpern at mail.verizon.net
Thu Jun 3 22:41:46 EST 2004



Chuck Szmanda wrote:

>A relatively low cost very compact spectrometer can be bought from Ocean
>Optics.
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I'll second that.  Universities also have access to an interesting 
"trade in" plan for their low end instruments
http://www.oceanoptics.com/products/tradeineducation.asp.
You can get a big discount by sending them your Ultrospec II.

josh halpern

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>"Louis Hom" <lhom at OCF.Berkeley.EDU> wrote in message
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>>Our lab is in need of a new UV-Vis spec and I was wondering if there's a
>>model/brand that folks might recommend (or advise against, for that
>>matter).  We need decent quality for not too much money, mostly just basic
>>absorbance readings and obtaining spectra.  Very infrequent kinetics work.
>>If we need to plug into an old laptop/PC for some functions, that can
>>probably be arranged too.  Our current instrument (an LKB Ultrospec II
>>from the '80s) has a carousel in it, but I don't think anyone ever uses
>>that feature.  Similarly, a split beam might be handy, but would rarely
>>find use.  Any suggestions would be welcome.
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>>Lou Hom >K'93
>>lhom at ocf.berkeley.edu
>>http://www.ocf.berkeley.edu/~lhom/
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