The Thermo Scientific Nicolet Apex FTIR Spectrometer is a versatile solution for diverse analytical applications

News: Thermo Fisher Scientific introduces the Thermo Scientific™ Nicolet™ Apex FTIR Spectrometer, a powerful and versatile infrared spectrometer capable of providing high quality data for a wide range of applications, including materials analysis, pharmaceutical research and environmental monitoring.  

Overview: The innovative Nicolet Apex spectrometer offers advanced features, improved performance and enhanced analytical capabilities compared to similar commercially available solutions, with the introduction of the fast TE-MCT detector and the intuitive Thermo Scientific™ OMNIC™ Paradigm Software.

This software offers several different user interfaces – suited to users with different levels of experience – as well as the ability to easily create new workflows. It enables users to accurately and reliably analyze organic and inorganic materials, making it a valuable tool for quality control, product development and research applications.

The Nicolet Apex replaces the current Thermo Scientific™ Nicolet™ iS20 FTIR Spectrometer and uses advanced hardware and software features – including a patented interferometer design, automated background correction and intuitive user interface – to deliver superior performance compared to other FTIR instruments on the market. The Nicolet Apex is one of a range of benchtop FTIR spectrometers from Thermo Fisher Scientific, offering solutions from cost-effective routine use to high end R&D.

Key Applications: Robust performance and ability to support quick and efficient analysis set the system apart and make the Nicolet Apex an excellent choice for professionals in pharmaceutical, chemical, food and beverage, environmental analysis or research laboratories seeking high quality spectroscopic analysis on a budget.


·         The TE-MCT detector offers faster data acquisition, higher signal-to-noise ratio, and improved data quality compared to prior models, with an aim to increase productivity and aid faster decision-making.

·         The intuitive OMNIC Paradigm Software enables easy operation and integration into existing laboratory workflows.

·         The software provides the ability to automate workflows using an intuitive drag-and-drop workflow creator.

·         A choice of user interfaces improves accessibility for users with different levels of experience, and is designed to simplify data acquisition, processing, and interpretation.

·         Thermo Fisher Scientific’s optional remote instrument health monitoring allows convenient operation and maintenance.   

·         Integrates with the Thermo Scientific OMNIC™ Anywhere cloud software service to allow users to access and analyze data remotely.


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