Infrared spectroscopy

Johnston, S.F. (2005) Infrared spectroscopy. In: Hempstead, C.A. and Worthington, W.E. (eds.) Encyclopedia of 20th-Century Technology. Routledge: New York, USA, pp. 754-757. ISBN 9781579583866

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Abstract

This article discusses the history of infrared spectroscopy, an optical technique employed by physicists, chemists and others to analyze the chemical composition of substances by their absorption or emission of infrared frequencies.

Item Type:Book Sections (Encyclopaedia entry)
Keywords:Technology, optics, infrared, history of science, history of technology
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Johnston, Professor Sean
Authors: Johnston, S.F.
Subjects:D History General and Old World > D History (General)
Q Science > QC Physics
Q Science > QD Chemistry
T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TP Chemical technology
College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Interdisciplinary Studies
Publisher:Routledge
ISBN:9781579583866
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