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Ultraviolet/Visible Spectroscopy in Process Analyses

Process Instrumental Methods

  1. Robert S. Saltzman

Published Online: 15 DEC 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470027318.a2118.pub2

Encyclopedia of Analytical Chemistry

Encyclopedia of Analytical Chemistry

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Saltzman, R. S. 2011. Ultraviolet/Visible Spectroscopy in Process Analyses. Encyclopedia of Analytical Chemistry. .

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  1. Saltzman Associates, Wilmington, Delaware, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 DEC 2011


Process analyzers based on ultraviolet and visible radiation absorption can provide reliable and high-speed composition analyses throughout the process industries and are frequently used in closed loop control. This chapter reviews the history and designs of process UV/VIS analyzers, as well as some of their important applications for process and environmental monitoring and control.