Gemini

The Gemini by Thermo Fisher Scientific is a handheld, combination FTIR/Raman spectrometer. A motorized pressure arm and diamond ATR is built in for FTIR analysis. A wand and separate vial compartment is built in for Raman analysis. The instrument is sealed and protected against dust and moisture, making it easy to clean.

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Availability: Commercially Available

Bob Messier
Senior Account Manager
robert.messier@thermofisher.com
+1 443 262 9536
2 Radcliff Road
Tewksbury, MA 01876
USA
www.thermoscientific.com
Manufacturer
Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc.
Product Name
Gemini
Detection Category
Chemical; Explosives
Detection Principle
Molecular Spectroscopy
Detection Method
Mid-infrared Spectroscopy; Raman Spectroscopy
Application
Emergency Response; Bulk Analysis; Forensics
Equipment Type
Instrument
Product Synopsis
The Gemini by Thermo Fisher Scientific is a handheld, combination FTIR/Raman spectrometer. A motorized pressure arm and diamond ATR is built in for FTIR analysis. A wand and separate vial compartment is built in for Raman analysis. The instrument is sealed and protected against dust and moisture, making it easy to clean.
Availability
Commercially Available
Technology Readiness Level (TRL)
9
Market Entry Date
March, 2015
User Feedback Sources
MRIGlobal hands-on experience, DoD
Supporting Documentation
Docs: Thermo Scientific-Gemini.pdf;
Dimensions
10.1 x 5.7 x 2.4 in (26 x 14.5 x 6 cm)
Weight
<5 lbs.; 4 lbs (1.81 kg)
Power Requirements
Lithium Battery; AC/DC Line Power; Rechargeable lithium ion battery, SureFire disposable batteries, Standard AC power
Transportability
Handheld
Durability
Extreme Temperatures/Humidity; Waterproof/Resistant; Dust; Vibration/Shock; IP-67 rated for decontamination and MIL-810-G for survivability
Operating Conditions
–20 to 50°C (-4 to 122°F)
Consumables
<$1,000/year; sample vials
Calibration Schedule
Self-calibrating
Suggested Routine Maintenance
No user-accessible internal components
Available Accessories
AC battery charger and AC adaptor with cord, travel case
Data Analysis Support Equipment
(add-on) HazMasterG3® decision support software (English GUI only); requires Gemini v1.6 or later software
Communications Interface
MiniSD card/reader
Expected Operational Life
Indefinite
Shelf Life
>5 years
Unit Cost
$90,000.00
Tested For Chemical Agents
Yes, GA, GB, GD, HD, HNs, VX, RVX, others
Tested For ITF-25 TIC/TIMs
Yes
Tested For Explosives
Yes
Tested For Narcotics
Yes, Fentanyls, Opiates, others
Other Chemical Targets
Most covalently bonded organic compounds
Number of Library Entries
13,000
Customize For New Targets
Yes
Sample Introduction
Liquid; Solid
Sensitivity/Detection Limits
Bulk; mg; g; %
Known Interferents/Inhibitors
Fluorescent materials (Raman only)
Start Up Time (From Cold Start To Sample Ready)
2 minutes
Response Time (Sample Application To Output)
<1 minute; < 40 seconds
Total Run Time
0 to 20 minutes
Alarm Capability
Yes
Software Control
On-board only
Other Operational Parameters
Spectral Range: 4000 cm-1-650 cm-1 (FTIR), 2875 cm-1-250 cm-1 (Raman) Spectral Resolution: 4 cm-1 (FTIR), 7-10.5 cm-1 (Raman)
Operator Skills Required
<1 day training
Training Available
Training at customer or vendor facility
Manuals Available
Operator’s Manual and Quick Start Guide
Reachback Service
Vendor reachback service available
Warranties
1 year standard with additional years available for purchase
ITAR Export Regulations
No
IATA Shipping Restrictions
Yes; Lithium ion batteries
Data File Type Format
SPC, TXT, JPG
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