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FT-IR microspectroscopic observation of the migration of water in individual grain kernels with tempering using D2O
Author(s): David L. Wetzel; Arnold J. Eilert
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Paper Abstract

Discrimination of added water (D2O) applied at the surface of grain from naturally occurring water already present before the moisture `tempering' process is possible. Cross sections of grain were examined by FT-IR microspectroscopic techniques to measure the inward migration of the D2O applied at the surface of the grain kernel prior to sectioning. The relative ability for uptake and retention of water by localized morphologically distinct regions of the kernel were observed and mapped from moving stage data accumulations.

Paper Details

Date Published: 31 January 1994
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 2089, 9th International Conference on Fourier Transform Spectroscopy, (31 January 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.166668
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David L. Wetzel, Kansas State Univ. (United States)
Arnold J. Eilert, Kansas State Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2089:
9th International Conference on Fourier Transform Spectroscopy

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