Author | S.L. Berets

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An Infrared Investigation of Nail Polish Remover Using Multiple Reflection Diamond ATR

February 01, 2013

Application Notebook

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Multiple reflection ATR is ideal for detecting miniscule levels of components in solutions. If one component is volatile, trace analysis can be simplified by allowing the volatile liquids to evaporate.

Low Temperature Analysis of Kaolin Clay Using Diffuse Reflectance

September 01, 2012

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Clays, like kaolinite and smectite, are hygroscopic and it is well known that the adsorbed water can be driven off at elevated temperatures. At very low temperatures, in addition to the typical band narrowing and shifting, changes in the O-H bond vibrational modes of clays have also been observed.