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Polarized Infrared Reflectance of Single Crystals of Apatites

  • Edward Klein
  • John P. LeGeros
  • Otto R. Trautz
  • Racquel Z. LeGeros
Part of the Developments in Applied Spectroscopy book series (DAIS, volume 7b)

Abstract

Experiments are described using the polarized specular-reflectance technique to determine the dipole directions and relative intensities of the PO4 vibrations in F-apatite and hydroxyapatite single crystals. Use of this information to make assignments of the frequency bands is discussed.

Keywords

Reflectance Spectrum Symmetry Plane Prism Plane Fundamental Vibration Basic Calcium Phosphate 
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© Chicago Section of the Society for Applied Spectroscopy 1970

Authors and Affiliations

  • Edward Klein
    • 1
  • John P. LeGeros
    • 1
  • Otto R. Trautz
    • 1
  • Racquel Z. LeGeros
    • 1
  1. 1.New York UniversityNew YorkUSA

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