3. Vibrational Spectroscopy Sampling Techniques

  1. John M. Chalmers1,
  2. Howell G. M. Edwards2 and
  3. Michael D. Hargreaves3
  1. John M. Chalmers1,
  2. Howell G. M. Edwards2 and
  3. Michael D. Hargreaves3

Published Online: 10 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119962328.ch3

Infrared and Raman Spectroscopy in Forensic Science

Infrared and Raman Spectroscopy in Forensic Science

How to Cite

Chalmers, J. M., Edwards, H. G. M. and Hargreaves, M. D. (2012) Vibrational Spectroscopy Sampling Techniques, in Infrared and Raman Spectroscopy in Forensic Science (eds J. M. Chalmers, H. G. M. Edwards and M. D. Hargreaves), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119962328.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 1

    VS Consulting, Stokesley, UK

  2. 2

    Chemical and Forensic Sciences, School of Life Sciences, University of Bradford, Bradford, UK

  3. 3

    Thermo Scientific Portable Optical Analyzers, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Wilmington, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    VS Consulting, Stokesley, UK

  2. 2

    Chemical and Forensic Sciences, School of Life Sciences, University of Bradford, Bradford, UK

  3. 3

    Thermo Scientific Portable Optical Analyzers, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Wilmington, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 10 FEB 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470749067

Online ISBN: 9781119962328

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Keywords:

  • vibrational spectroscopy sampling techniques;
  • infrared and Raman sampling techniques, applicable and adaptable;
  • specific database of reference spectra;
  • sampling techniques, bulk/macro- and micro-sample preparation;
  • vibrational spectroscopy, sampling techniques;
  • scattering techniques and sample handling requirements, minimal;
  • Raman sampling systems;
  • confocal Raman spectrometers, confocal optics with better resolution;
  • Raman chemical imaging, detection of trace quantities of explosives;
  • NIR spectroscopy (NIRS), across industries

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Vibrational Spectroscopy: Sampling Techniques

  • Closing Remarks

  • Acknowledgements

  • References