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Optical user guide and SOPs

The Optical platform will be open to users with limited access.

Please see the User guide instructions.

This status will be reviewed informally in a continual basis and formally on a monthly basis as the UK progresses out of lock down.

Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) protocols:

Cary 300 UV VIS SOP

Fluorescence Spectrophotometer SOP

FT Raman Spectrophotometer SOP

FTIR Spotlight 400 SOP


Raman microsope SOP

Some useful information:

FTIR Spotlight 400 sample prep

Raman microsope sample prep

Sample submission form