MCE 1325


  • 175 to 3300 nm wavelength range
  • Tungsten-halogen and Deuterium lamps
  • Interchangeable snap-in modules for varied sample types
    • 2D detector
      • PMT and PbS Detectors
      • Full-range wavelength coverage
    • Universal Reflectance Accessory (URA)
      • Angles 8-65° with a 0.5° step size
      • Horizontal mounting
      • 185-3100 nm wavelength range
      • Spot size up to 5x5 mm
    • 150 mm Integrating sphere
      • Spectralon coating is highly reflective
      • 200 to 2500 nm wavelength range
      • Sample size up to 150mm2


  • Glancing reflectance of glass and other optical components
  • Quantification of colored materials
  • Identification of material concentration using the Beer-Lambert law
  • Find the time-of-reaction for certain chemical changes
  • Determine the band-gap of certain semi-conductors


University of Utah users $21.58
Off-Campus, Academic users $33.02
Off-Campus users $43.16

For the complete list of rates and more information about operator assistance, please review our lab rates.


Required Training

Lambda 950 video training: https://youtu.be/j9kA9Qyjyoc

Additional Resources

The Universal Reflectance Accessory

Near IR in the food industry


If you already have an account with us, you can find the machine on Cores under Materials Characterization - Meldrum.

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