Infrared Spectroscopy: Theory, Developments and Applications


Daniel Cozzolino (Editor)
School of Agriculture, Food and Wine. The University of Adelaide, Australia

Series: Chemistry Research and Applications
BISAC: SCI013000

Since Herschel discovered light in the near-infrared region as early as 1800. The NIR region of the electromagnetic spectrum, once regarded as having little potential for analytical work, has now become one of the most promising techniques for molecular spectroscopy in several analytical fields. Over the last three decades, the development of new applications of infrared spectroscopy has been associated with the increased power of computers and the progress in chemometrics (multivariate data analysis).

Infrared Spectroscopy: Theory, Developments and Applications introduces and presents several novel applications of NIR and mid infrared (MIR) spectroscopy in biology, medicine, food science, pharmaceutical, polymers, minerals and art for the first time in a single book. Infrared Spectroscopy: Theory, Developments and Applications is written by an international panel of scientists with a vast expertise in the field of infrared spectroscopy, providing unique views and perspectives on both practical and theoretical applications. This book should serve as a reference source for undergraduate and postgraduate students, scientists and researchers in the field of infrared spectroscopy. (Imprint: Nova)



Table of Contents

Preface pp,ix

Chapter 1. Overview of Infrared Spectroscopy: Hardware, Chemometrics and Software
(D. Cozzolino, School of Agriculture, Food and Wine, Faculty of Sciences, The University of Adelaide, Waite Campus, Australia)pp,1-14

FOOD pp,15-16

Chapter 2. Application of Infrared Spectroscopy to Grape and Wine Analysis
(Arianna Ricci, Giuseppina Paola Parpinello, Luca Laghi, Milena Lambri and Andrea Versari, University of Bologna, Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences, Cesena, Italy, and others)pp,17-42

Chapter 3. Analytical Pathway Based on Non-Destructive NIRS for Quality Control of Apples
(Matthias Schmutzler, Oliver M.D. Lutz and Christian W. Huck, Institute of Analytical Chemistry and Radiochemistry,
Leopold-Franzens University, Innsbruck, Austria)pp,43-60

Chapter 4. A Review of Mid-Infrared Spectroscopy and Chemometrics in Food, Chemical, Petrochemical and Pharmaceutical Technologies
(Aderval S. Luna and Deborah Vargas Cesar, Rio de Janeiro State University, Department of Analytical Chemistry, Rua São Francisco Xavier, Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)pp,61-80

Chapter 5. Near-Infrared Spectroscopy Applied to Detect Microbial and Chemical Hazards in Foods
(Fernando Pérez-Rodríguez and Fernando Cámara-Martos, Departamento de Bromatología y Tecnología de los Alimentos, Ed. Darwin-Anexo, Campus Rabanales s/n, Universidad de Córdoba, Córdoba, Spain)pp,81-98


Chapter 6. Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy: Modern Applications in Biotechnology and Biological Sciences
(Rosario del P. Castillo and Jaime Rodríguez-Fernández, Instrumental Analysis Department, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Concepcion, Chile, and others)pp,101-126

Chapter 7. Applications of Near Infrared Spectroscopy in Urology
(Andrew J. Macnab, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, and others)pp,127-168
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Chapter 8. Applicability of Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS) in Clinical Neonatology
(Takeshi Takami, Department of Pediatrics, Tokyo Medical University, Tokyo, Japan and others)pp,169-188
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Chapter 9. Decoding Movement Direction from Motor Cortex Recordings Using Near-Infrared Spectroscopy
(Nicoladie D. Tam and George Zouridakis, Department of Biological Sciences, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas, USA, and others)pp,189-202


Chapter 10. Applications and Limitations of FT-MIR for Monitoring Critical Process Parameters during Downstream Processing of Therapeutic Proteins
(Florian Capito and Romas Skudas, Institute for Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany, and others)pp,205-246

Chapter 11. Applications of Near-Infrared Spectroscopy for Pharmaceutical, Polymers and Biological Analysis
(Werickson Fortunato de Carvalho Rocha, Raquel Nogueira, Giselle Nogueira Fontes, Joyce Rodrigues de Araújo and Luiz Vicente Gomes Tarelho, National Institute of Metrology, Quality and Technology (INMETRO), Duque de Caxias, Xérem, RJ, Brazil, and others)pp,247-268

Chapter 12. Infrared Spectroscopy Applied to Surface Catalysts Studies
(Aderval S. Luna and Deborah Vargas Cesar, Rio de Janeiro State University, Department of Analytical Chemistry, Maracanã,
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)pp,169-286

Chapter 13. Determination of Gasoline Quality Parameters by FTIR Spectroscopy and Chemometrics
(Mohammadreza Khanmohammadi, Hassan Ghafoori Fard, Amir Bagheri Garmarudi and Miguel de la Guardia, Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, IKIU, Qazvin, Iran, and others)pp,287-306

Chapter 14. In Situ Infrared Spectroelectrochemistry: Principles and Applications
(Meng Li and Nebojsa S. Marinkovic, Chemistry Department, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York, USA, and others)pp,307-332

Chapter 15. Molecular Modifications by Arsenic Exposure in the Secondary Protein Structure of Vegetal Samples: A FTIR Study
(Mauro Mecozzi and Laura Nisini, Laboratory of Chemometrics and Environmental Application (ISPRA), Via Di Castel Romano, Rome, Italy)pp,333-342

Chapter 16. Infrared Spectroscopy as a Convenient Tool for Investigation of Hydrogen Sorption Mechanisms and Bonding in Complex Hydrides
(Nikola Biliškov, Laboratory for Solid State and Complex Compounds Chemistry, Division of Materials Chemistry, Rudjer Boškovi´c Institute, Zagreb, Croatia)pp,343-382

Chapter 17. The Energetic among the Rotational Isomers of Aromatic Carbonyl Molecules Revealed by Infrared and Emission Spectroscopy
(Takao Itoh, Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima University, Higashi-Hiroshima City, Japan)pp,383-402

Chapter 18. Infrared ATR and Reflection Micro-Spectroscopy as In Situ Characterization Techniques for Optical Fibers and their Coatings
(Andrei A. Stolov and Debra A. Simoff, OFS, Specialty Photonics Division, Avon, Connecticut, USA)pp,403-468

FIBRES and WOOD pp,469-470

Chapter 19. Near-Infrared Spectroscopy in the Wood-Based Products Industry
(Luisa Carvalho, Fernão D. Magalhães, João M. Ferra, Jorge Manuel Martins and Ana Henriques, Professora Coordenadora, Departamento de Engenharia de Madeiras, Escola Superior de Tecnologia de Viseu, Polytechnic Institute of Viseu, Portugal, and others)pp,471-490
Chapter 20. Near-Infrared Spectroscopy in the Textile Industry
(Marina Zoccola, Raffaella Mossotti, Alessio Montarsolo, Alessia Patrucco and Riccardo Innocenti, Italian National Research Council, Institute for Macromolecular Studies, Biella, Italy)pp,491-516

ART pp,517-518

Chapter 21. Analysis of Cultural Heritage Materials by Infrared Spectroscopy
(Andrea Poliszuk and Gabriel Ybarra, Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Industrial, San Martín, Argentina)pp,519-536

Index pp,537-557

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