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Applied Spectroscopy

A Compact Reference for Practitioners

This book delineates practical, tested, general methods for ultraviolet, visible, and infrared spectrometry in clear language for novice users, and serves as a reference resource for advanced spectroscopists. Applied Spectroscopy includes important information and equations which will be referred to regularly. The book emphasizes reflectance and color measurements due to their common usage in todays spectroscopic laboratories, and contains methods for selectinga measurement technique as well as solar and color measurements. Written by experts in the field, this text covers spectrometry of new materials, ceramics, and textiles, and provides an appendix of practical reference data for spectrometry.

Audience
Students and researchers in applied chemistry, chemical spectroscopy, materials characterization (testing and evaluation), and analytical chemistry.

Hardbound, 539 Pages

Published: May 1998

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-764070-9

Reviews

  • "...There is a lot of valuable information in this book, which will serve practitioners of UV-visible and near IR reflectance spectrometry well as a reference text, and researchers and students as a primer in these subjects."
    --Chemistry in Britain published by the Royal Society of Chemistry - Feb. 1999, p. 47.

Contents

  • The Practical Basics of Spectrometry: J. Workman, Optical Spectrometers. J. Workman, UV-VIS-NIR Spectrometry. J. Coates, IR Spectrometry: Sample Preparation and Spectrum Acquisition. J. Duckworth,Spectroscopic Quantitative Analysis. J. Duckworth, Spectroscopic Qualitative Analysis. Reflectance Measurements of Solids: A. Springsteen, Reflectance Spectroscopy: An Overview of Classification and Techniques. J. Workman, Spectroscopy of Solids. A. Springsteen, Standards for Reflectance Measurements. K.A. Snail and L.M. Hanssen, Accurate Measurements of Spectral Reflectance: Directional Hemispherical and Hemispherical Directional Reflectance Measurements Using Conic Mirror Reflectometers. S. McCall, The Bi-directional Reflectance Distribution Function. Practical Application of Spectroscopic Measurement: E.W. Ciurczak, Selecting a Spectroscopic Method by Industrial Application. J. Murray Stewart,Color and Solar Transmittance Measurements. S. White, Optical Spectroscopy of New Materials. J.F. Cordaro, Spectroscopy of Ceramics. E. Ciurczak, Spectroscopy Using Flowing Systems for Chemical, Pharmaceutical, and Biomedical Applications. S. Ghosh, Textile Application of Molecular Spectroscopy. J.M. Stewart, Solar Measurements. Glossary. Appendix.

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