The RMIT Vibrational Spectroscopy Facility provides services to RMIT students and researchers as well as offering consultative and training services for industry.
This facility also provides surface area analysis and total organic carbon (TOC) analysis.
This state of the art facility is primarily for the benefit of RMIT researchers and teaching purposes, however we also offer a consulting service for external clients. This facility is often used as a training centre for industry.
The RMIT Vibrational Spectroscopy Facility (RVSF) houses a number of IR instruments with multiple attachments and accessories as well as surface area and total organic carbon analysis techniques.
The RVSF is involved in a number of collaborative research projects in a large variety of areas and actively encourages such collaborations. Anyone wishing to collaborate in research ventures should contact the academic director for more information.
The RVSF has the following sampling attachment available
Materials ideally suited to analysis using Vibrational spectroscopy include
FTIR spectra can be matched against our FTIR database to confirm identities.
Training is provided for regular users, please contact Mr Frank Antolasic, if you require training.
Regular uses will be instructed as to how to make bookings. If you are not a regular user and wish to make a booking please contact the Facility Manager
Operating times are 9 am – 5 pm, Monday to Friday
Locaton: Building 3, Level 3, Room 6, RMIT University, City Campus, 124 La Trobe St, Melbourne VIC 3000
Professor Suresh Bhargava - Academic Director
Mr Frank Antolasic – Facility Manager
Senior Technical Officer
Tel: +61 3 9925 3374
Acknowledgement of country
RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.