UV-Visible Spectrophotometer, dual beam

Hitachi U-2910

This instrument measures the amount of light absorbed by samples at different wavelengths in the visible and ultra-violet range: 190 nm to 1100 nm.

Thermo-electric (“Peltier”) holders for both “Sample” and “Reference” cuvettes. Capa-bility to program temperature changes.

Dual-beam light path with “Sample” and “Reference” cuvette holders.  This is particu-larly useful for measurements in which the temperature is varied. Many modern instruments rely on a baseline (or “blank”) measurement that is recorded in com-puter memory rather than a separate physical reference sample. However,  this approach can lead to errors in variable temperature measurements because the spectrum of the solvent or buffer (“blank”) may also change with temperature. These errors can be avoided by using an actual reference sample in a separate cu-vette, as is possible in the Hitachi U-2910.

Manufacturer: Hitachi
Equipment Rates & Fees
  RPI Users External Nonprofit External Industry External Industry Partners
Standard $14.39 $24 $47 $43
Assisted 28.77 $47 $95 $85
Training $69 $114 $227 $204
  RPI Users External Nonprofit External Industry External Industry Partners
Personnel Time $60 $99 $197 $178

Valid through July 31, 2022. Rates are hourly unless specified otherwise and are subject to change without further notice.

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