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Title: Applications of infrared photo-acoustic spectroscopy for wood samples

Author: Kuo, Mon-Lin; McClelland, John F.; Luo, Siquan; Chien, Po-Liang; Walker, R.D.; Hse, Chung-Yun;

Date: 1988

Source: Wood & Fiber Science 20(1):132-145

Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication

Description: Various infrared (IR) spectroscopic techniques for the analysis of wood samples are briefly discussed. Theories and instrumentation of the newly developed photoacoustic spectroscopic (PAS) technique for measuring absorbance spectra of solids are presented. Some important applications of the PAS technique in wood science research are discussed. The application of the Fourier transform infrared-photoacoustic spectroscopic(FTIR-PAS) technique is demonstrated by three preliminary studies of different forms of wood samples.

Keywords: Infrared spectroscopy, photoacoustic spectroscopy, wood sections, macerated wood elements, decayed wood samples

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Kuo, Mon-Lin; McClelland, John F.; Luo, Siquan; Chien, Po-Liang; Walker, R.D.; Hse, Chung-Yun 1988. Applications of infrared photo-acoustic spectroscopy for wood samples. Wood & Fiber Science 20(1):132-145


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