8. Effective Thickness

  1. Milan Milosevic

Published Online: 22 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118309742.ch8

Internal Reflection and ATR Spectroscopy

Internal Reflection and ATR Spectroscopy

How to Cite

Milosevic, M. (2012) Effective Thickness, in Internal Reflection and ATR Spectroscopy, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118309742.ch8

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



  • effective thickness;
  • effective thickness and penetration depth;
  • expressions for the s and p polarizations into one;
  • effective thickness and ATR spectroscopy;
  • ATR, effective thickness as fraction of a wavelength


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Definition and Expressions for Effective Thickness

  • Effective Thickness and Penetration Depth

  • Effective Thickness and ATR Spectroscopy

  • Effective Thickness for Strong Absorptions