Physical and Spectroscopic Methods

  • A. F. Williams

Abstract

In the foregoing chapters we have frequently used data from physical or spectroscopic methods, and the use of these techniques is central to modern inorganic chemistry. Their development has, however, been somewhat haphazard, often being governed by the availability (and price) of commercial instruments, and often seeming to follow the dictates of fashion. In some cases the claims made for a new technique have proved over-optimistic. In several cases the interpretation of the data obtained has turned out to be more complicated than initially supposed, and it is frequently desirable to seek specialist knowledge before drawing too many conclusions.

Keywords

Microwave Ozone Chlorine Pyrolysis Hydride 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. F. Williams
    • 1
  1. 1.Département de Chimie Minérale, Analytique et AppliquéeUniversité de GeneveGenèveSwitzerland

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