19. ATR Spectroscopy of Powders

  1. Milan Milosevic

Published Online: 22 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118309742.ch19

Internal Reflection and ATR Spectroscopy

Internal Reflection and ATR Spectroscopy

How to Cite

Milosevic, M. (2012) ATR Spectroscopy of Powders, in Internal Reflection and ATR Spectroscopy, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118309742.ch19

Author Information

  1. MeV Technologies LLC, Westport, Connecticut, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 1 JUN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470278321

Online ISBN: 9781118309742



  • ATR spectroscopy of powders;
  • light through inhomogeneous media, forming evanescent wave;
  • diffusion, oscillatory flow back and forth through interface;
  • Kubelka–Munk transform, requirements for diffuse reflection


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Propagation of Light through Inhomogeneous Media

  • Spectroscopic Analysis of Powdered Samples

  • Particle Size and Absorbance of Powders

  • Propagation of Evanescent Wave in Powdered Media