Thermo Nicolet Nexus 4700 FT-IR Spectrometer

Thermo Nicolet Nexus 4700 FT-IR Spectrometer

  • Superior optical throughput
  • Superior signal-to-noise ratio
  • High resolution
  • Multiple spectral ranges: mid-IR, near-IR, far-IR, UV-Visible
  • Rapid scanning for fast kinetics
  • Smart Accessories™
  • Infrared (IR) microscopy
  • FT-Raman
  • Hyphenated techniques: gas chromatography-IR (GC-IR), thermogravimetric analysis-IR (TGA-IR), liquid chromatography-IR (LC-IR)
  • Smart Purge™ system
  • Advanced data collection including:
    • Linear-scan dual-channel (IRRAS, VCD, VLD)
    • Step-scan amplitude modulation (emission)
    • Step-scan phase modulation (photoacoustic depth profiling)
    • Step-scan sample modulation (polymer stretching)
    • Step-scan time-resolved spectroscopy

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Nicolet™ FT-IR spectrometers from Thermo Electron Corporation are the highest performance FT-IR systems available. Every facet of Nicolet FT-IR has been engineered to facilitate sample handling, introduce options to scientists, and increase throughput in the laboratory. Because it is built on a common optical and electronics platform, it is easy to upgrade to the highest level of performance and application.

Smart Accessories

Nicolet FT-IR is compatible with all commercial accessories that fit into a standard sample compartment. However, the full power of a Smart System from Thermo can be utilized with Smart Accessories, which provide:

  • Quick and easy, snap-in installation
  • Automatic recognition and optimization
  • Permanent, pinned-in-place alignment
  • High throughput
  • High performance
  • Exceptionally efficient purge

Thermo has partnered with the world's most innovative accessory manufacturers to develop Smart Accessories for:

  • Transmission
  • Diffuse reflectance
  • Single-bounce ATR
  • Multiple-bounce ATR
  • Mid-IR fiber optics
  • Near-IR fiber optics
  • Corrosion-resistant HATR
  • Research-grade HATR
  • Research-grade diffuse reflectance
  • Near-IR diffuse reflectance
  • Diamond crystal HATR
  • Micro ATR
  • Specular reflectance
  • Grazing angle reflectance


Thermo Nicolet Nexus 4700 FT-IR Spectrometer Specifications

Nicolet FT-IR Smart System
Smart AccessoriesStandard
Smart DetectorsStandard
Smart Beamsplitter ExchangeOption
Smart PurgeOption
Smart ValidationOption
Optical Bench
Software-Controlled Iris ApertureUpgrade
Gold-Coated OpticsUpgrade
ETC EverGlo* Source Mode Standard
Turbo SourceStandard
Tungsten-Halogen Near-IR/VisibleOption
Source Software-Controlled, Dual-Source Mirror Upgrade
Software-Controlled, Dual-Detector MirrorOption
External Beam Capabilities
Software-Controlled, Dual-Side External BeamsOption
Software-Controlled, Emission PortUpgrade
Software-Controlled, Front External Beam Upgrade
Software-Controlled, Front External Detector PortOption
Performance Specifications
Spectral Range (Standard) 7800 – 350 cm-1
Spectral Range (Option, CsI Optics) 6400 – 200 cm-1
Spectral Range (Option, Extended-Range Optics) 11000 – 375 cm-1
Spectral Range (Option, Multi-Range Optics) 27000 – 15 cm-1 (Option)
Optical Resolution 0.4 cm-1
Peak-To-Peak Noise (1 minute scan) < 8.68 x 10-6 AU** (50,000:1)
RMS Noise (1 minute scan) < 1.95 x 10-6 AU**
Ordinate Linearity 0.07 %T
Wavenumber Precision 0.01 cm-1
Slowest Linear Scan Velocity 0.158 cm/sec
Fastest Linear Scan Velocity 5.06 cm/sec
Number of Scan Velocities 13
Rapid Scan (Spectra/second @ 16 cm-1, 32 cm-1) 50, 75
Throughput Increase in Turbo Mode (@ 3000 cm-1) 0.25
Liquid Nitrogen-Cooled Detector Hold Time*** 18 hours
Advanced Applications
FT-Raman Capability Upgrade
Linear-Scan, Dual-Channel Data Collect Upgrade
Step-Scan Amplitude Modulation Upgrade
Step-Scan Phase Modulation Upgrade
Step-Scan Simultaneous Multiple Modulation Upgrade
Step-Scan, Time-Resolved SpectroscopyUpgrade
Step-Scan ImagingUpgrade
Source and Interferometer Warranty5 Year
Spectrometer Warranty1 Year
Operating SystemWin XP Pro, Win 2000
Spectrometer Dimensions69.2 cm (w) x 65.5 cm (d) x 25.4 cm (h)
Spectrometer Weight66 kg
Sample Compartment Dimensions21 cm (w) x 26 cm (d) x 20 cm (h)
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