A Survey of Methods for Sample Preparation in Absorption Spectroscopy

  • E. J. Truschke
Part of the Developments in Applied Spectroscopy book series (DAIS, volume 5)


Sample handling in the field of absorption spectroscopy is discussed. In the solids, the following categories are described: oil mull, film from solution, dissolution in suitable solvent, pellet, microtomed slices, liquefaction by heat, and thermal decomposition. Liquid sample preparation is covered by three methods: films, dissolution in suitable solvent, and solidification by freezing. Direct examination, liquefaction, and trapping are employed with gaseous and vaporous samples.


Thermal Decomposition Absorption Spectroscopy Apply Spectroscopy Direct Examination Vaporous Sample 
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  • E. J. Truschke
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  1. 1.Corn Products CompanyArgoUSA

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