Mass Spectrometry & Spectroscopy

  • New Spectrometer Delivers Fast, Accurate Analysis

New Spectrometer Delivers Fast, Accurate Analysis

Feb 04 2019 Read 947 Times

The Ocean MZ5 from Ocean Optics is a compact, fully integrated ATR-MIR spectrometer that measures liquid samples from 1818-909 cm-1 (5.5-11 μm). Ocean MZ5 comprises a sample interface, light source, detector and software, and provides a fast, convenient alternative to traditional FTIR spectroscopy for lab research. Applications range from chemical discrimination and food and flavourings authentication, to biofuels analysis and environmental testing.

Ocean MZ5 is a self-contained system that does not require any external equipment such as light sources or fibres. Ocean Mirror, the dedicated software platform that comes with the system, is designed for measuring absorbance and transmittance of liquids placed on the instrument’s crystal surface. A rotating cover protects the crystal when not in use.

Ocean Optics has extensive applications and solutions development experience across the UV, Visible and NIR wavelength ranges. With Ocean MZ5, the company has partnered with Pyreos Ltd to expand its capabilities into new mid-IR solutions. The unique combination of Pyreos’ pyroelectric line arrays and Ocean Optics’ applied spectral knowledge opens up new application challenges involving samples with distinct mid-IR absorption characteristics. This includes detection of food adulterants and contaminants, determination of oil grade and quality, and analysis of alcohol purity.

Reader comments

Do you like or dislike what you have read? Why not post a comment to tell others / the manufacturer and our Editor what you think. To leave comments please complete the form below. Providing the content is approved, your comment will be on screen in less than 24 hours. Leaving comments on product information and articles can assist with future editorial and article content. Post questions, thoughts or simply whether you like the content.

Post a Comment





Digital Edition

Lab Asia August 2020

August 2020

In This Edition Chromatography - Measurement of Pesticides in Cannabis sativa and Hemp Matrices - Biphenyl Modified Silica Stabilised by Bulky Substituents - Wettable Phase for Analytical a...

View all digital editions

Events

ACS National Meeting & Expo, Fall 2020

Aug 17 2020 Virtual event

Chemspec India 2020 - CANCELLED

Aug 19 2020 Mumbai, India

EMC2020 - CANCELLED

Aug 23 2020 Copenhagen, Denmark

DioXin 2020 - EVENT CANCELLED

Aug 30 2020 Nantes, France

View all events