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Fourier Transform Infrared: A Constantly Evolving Technology

Johnston, S.F. (1991) Fourier Transform Infrared: A Constantly Evolving Technology. Series: Ellis Horwood series in analytical chemistry . Ellis Horwood, New York, USA. ISBN 9780133274790

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Abstract

FTIR spectroscopy was conceived in the 1950s, commercialised during the 1970s and industrialised in the 1980s. This book explores the history of optics and spectroscopy and their associated technical communities, and how they influenced the evolution of these instruments from the turn of the twentieth century.

Item Type:Book
Keywords:History of science, history of technology, sociology of science, history of scientific instruments, instruments, FTIR, optics, spectroscopy, Fourier transform
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Johnston, Prof Sean
Authors: Johnston, S.F.
Subjects:T Technology > T Technology (General)
Q Science > QD Chemistry
E History America > E151 United States (General)
D History General and Old World > D History (General)
Q Science > QC Physics
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
Q Science > Q Science (General)
T Technology > TP Chemical technology
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Interdisciplinary Studies
Publisher:Ellis Horwood
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