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ISN 0024 - The Advantage of Resolution in the FT-NIR Quantification of Fatty Acid Components in a Quaternary Mixture


Fatty acids of different chain lengths are chemically similar to one another. This similarity is quite evident when comparing their vibrational spectra. The common belief is that it is easy to identify or quantify materials when they have distinct chemical features, but difficult when the materials of a mixture have similar structural moieties.