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Introduction to Infrared Spectroscopy

  • Nelson L. Alpert
  • William E. Keiser
  • Herman A. Szymanski


Infrared spectroscopy can be described as the use of instrumentation in measuring a physical property of matter, and the relating of the data to chemical composition. The instruments used are called infrared spectrophotometers, and the physical property measured is the ability of matter to absorb, transmit, or reflect infrared radiation.


Electromagnetic Spectrum Absorbance Unit Band Shape Nonlinear Absorbance Chart Paper 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1970

Authors and Affiliations

  • Nelson L. Alpert
    • 1
  • William E. Keiser
    • 2
  • Herman A. Szymanski
    • 3
  1. 1.StamfordUSA
  2. 2.Optical Technology DivisionPerkin-Elmer CorporationDanburyUSA
  3. 3.Alliance CollegeCambridge SpringsUSA

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