HCC Doners Fund Student Science Equipment
May 24, 2023
A donation to the Highland Community College Foundation by Fred and Carol Redmore was used to purchase a Thermo Scientific Nicolet iS5™ infrared spectrometer for Highland’s Chemistry lab. Fred Redmore taught Chemistry at Highland for more than 40 years, and Carol Redmore taught English.
Spectroscopy is the study of the interaction of light and matter. Chemists commonly use infrared spectroscopy in their chemical investigations. In some ways, the bonds that hold atoms together in molecules can be reasonably modeled as springs. The springs can be made to bend and stretch with infr...