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Cary 5000 UV/Vis NIR

Contact: Dr. Raluca Gearba
Location: EER 6.644

Equipment Type:


Information the Equipment Can Provide

The Cary 5000 UV-VIS NIR Spectrometer is a double beam, rapid scanning, high performance spectrometer with a wavelength range from 175 to 3300 nm useful for studying a variety of solution or semitransparent solids.


  • Spectral range: 175-3300 nm
  • Measures beyond 8.0 absorbance units
  • Variable slits widths (down to 0.01 nm)
  • Operable in either single or dual beam configurations
  • Cuvette and solid-state sample holders available

The system is also equipped with a diffuse reflectance accessory (DRA) module for reflectance measurements.

  • 150 mm sphere
  • measurements range: 250 up to 2500 nm

Fees and Policies

  • UT Users: $32/hour
  • Higher Education/State Agencies: $84/hour
  • Corporate/External Users: $84/hour

To become a new user of this facility, please read the Instrument Reservation Information page. If you are already a user you can make a reservation in FBS.