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Vibrational Aspects of Molten Salts

  • Ronald E. Hester

Abstract

Vibrational spectroscopy provides perhaps the most direct information on the nature of chemical species present in molten salts and on the interactions of these species with one another. Equipment is now available in many laboratories for absorption studies in the normal infrared region (say 400–4000 cm−1) and in the far infrared (say 30–400 cm−1) and for Raman scattering with frequency shifts over the whole range ca. 20–4000 cm−1. In recent years a number of workers have devised methods of constructing furnace assemblies suitable for molten salt studies within the design limitations imposed by commercially available infrared and Raman spectrometers, and it is the purpose of this chapter to review these experiments and to assess the results and interpretations made.

Keywords

Raman Spectrum Normal Mode Molten Salt Vibrational Spectrum Factor Group Analysis 
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  • Ronald E. Hester
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  1. 1.Department of ChemistryUniversity of YorkYorkEngland

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