Chapter 1. Fundamentals

  1. J. García Solé,
  2. L.E. Bausá and
  3. D. Jaque

Published Online: 22 AUG 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470016043.ch1

An Introduction to the Optical Spectroscopy of Inorganic Solids

An Introduction to the Optical Spectroscopy of Inorganic Solids

How to Cite

Solé, J. G., Bausá, L.E. and Jaque, D. (2005) Fundamentals, in An Introduction to the Optical Spectroscopy of Inorganic Solids, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470016043.ch1

Author Information

  1. Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 AUG 2005
  2. Published Print: 18 FEB 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470868850

Online ISBN: 9780470016046

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Keywords:

  • spectroscopy;
  • electromagnetic spectrum;
  • X-ray Fluorescence (XRF);
  • spectrophotometer;
  • Raman effect scattering;
  • reflectivity;
  • absorption coefficient;
  • optical spectroscopy;
  • luminescence

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Origins of Spectroscopy

  • The Electromagnetic Spectrum and Optical Spectroscopy

  • Absorption

  • Luminescence

  • Scattering: The Raman Effect

  • Advanced Topic: The Fourier Transform Spectrometer

  • Exercises

  • References and Further Reading