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AN 50829 - Carbon Black Analysis Comparison withDiamond ATR and Germanium Crystals


Attenuated Total Reflection (ATR) is increasingly the method of choice for sampling many materials using Fourier Transform infrared (FT-IR) spectroscopy. There are many publications on basic ATR theory, and a huge array of accessories available commercially. A brief description of ATR follows; more details are available in many texts.