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Spectral library searching and FT-IR/FT-Raman spectroscopies: effects of resolution and search algorithms
Author(s): Michael P. Fuller; Robert J. Rosenthal
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Paper Abstract

Commercial infrared and Raman spectral libraries are generally only available at 16 cm-1 resolution by 8-bit ordinate precision. This is relatively low resolution compared to the typical spectrum acquired at 4 cm-1 by 16-bit precision. The low resolution format for libraries was selected to optimize library search speeds and reduce computer hardware requirements. Full 4 cm-1 spectral libraries offer a number of advantages including the positive identification of closely related compounds and greatly improved results when using spectral subtractions.

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Date Published: 31 January 1994
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 2089, 9th International Conference on Fourier Transform Spectroscopy, (31 January 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.166655
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Michael P. Fuller, Nicolet Instruments Corp. (United States)
Robert J. Rosenthal, Nicolet Instruments Corp. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2089:
9th International Conference on Fourier Transform Spectroscopy
John E. Bertie; Hal Wieser, Editor(s)

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