Spectroscopy-10-01-2014

Users must be careful when developing material classification and calibration methods for LIBS. By following some guidelines, one can achieve relative standard deviation values of 2–3% for many types of analysis, and below 1% for homogenous samples.

Spectroscopy

Macro attenuated total reflection FT-IR spectroscopic imaging is a powerful and underutilized tool. This article presents an overview of approaches and opportunities for using this method to study dynamic processes such as diffusion, sorption, crystallization, and dissolution.

Spectroscopy
Molecular Spectroscopy Workbench

October 01, 2014

Metal oxides often occur in crystals where there are no molecular units. Here, we provide an introduction to the concepts that need to be understood when analyzing metal oxides in materials such as paint, ceramic pigments, corrosion films, catalysts, and minerals.

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Spectroscopy

October 01, 2014

Click the title above to open the Spectroscopy October 2014 regular issue, Vol 29 No 10, in an interactive PDF format.