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Fundamentals of Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy

Handbook / ManualOut of Print

By: Brian C Smith

202 pages, Figs, tabs

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 1996 | #85065 | ISBN: 0849324610
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Fundamentals of Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy teaches the basics of FTIR spectroscopy to those new to the field and serves as an excellent reference for experienced users. This book explains difficult theoretical concepts using diagrams and easy-to-understand language with a minimum of complex mathematics. It contains a unique chapter on spectral data manipulation and a discussion of the 15 pitfalls of quantitative analysis. The comprehensive glossary provides quick and easy access to important FTIR terms.


Introduction to FTIRA Brief History of FTIRThe Advantages and Limitations of FTIRNames and Addresses of FTIR CompaniesReferencesHow an FTIR WorksThe Michelson InterferometerHow an Interferogram Becomes a SpectrumDetermining Resolution: FTIR Trading RulesHardware ConsiderationsMeasurements of Data QualityReferencesFiguresProper Use of Spectral ManipulationsSpectral SubtractionBaseline CorrectionSmoothingSpectral Library SearchingFiguresChoosing the Right Sampling TechniqueTransmission TechniquesReflectance TechniquesAttenuated Total ReflectancePhotoacoustic SpectroscopyList of FTIR Accessory CompaniesReferencesFiguresQuantitative AnalysisBeer's Law and Single Component AnalysesHelpful Hints: Experimental Pitfalls to AvoidHyphenated Infrared TechniquesInfrared MicrospectroscopyGas Chromatography-FTIRReferencesFiguresGlossaryIndex

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