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  • n. Initialism of Fourier Transform Infrared spectroscopy.
  • n. Initialism of Frustrated Total Internal Reflection.


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  • Instead, a different technique called FTIR, or frustrated total internal reflection, is used: IR light fed sideways into the tabletop stays inside the acrylic surface until disturbed by touch.

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  • Sullivan briefly touched on the latest touch-screen technology, describing something called FTIR -- Frustrated Total Internal Reflection.

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  • In a nutshell I study the enzymology and assembly of the dysfunctional respiratory complexes from patient biopsy samples, using a combination of steady-state kinetics, UV/vis-spectrophotometry, Western blot analysis, molecular modelling and FTIR spectroscopy.

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  • Recommended Reading Meteors made Earth more habitable, geochemists at Imperial College London reported in Meteorite ablation products and their contribution to the atmospheres of terrestrial planets: An experimental study using pyrolysis-FTIR published in the journal Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta.

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  • They analyzed gases emitted by 12 meteorites of the sort believed to have hit during the bombardment using a new laboratory technique called pyrolysis-FTIR, which can instantly heat samples to 1,000 degrees Celsius.

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  • Anybunny with access to a cooled or heated cell, a vacuum pump and an FTIR can do this in her own burrow.

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  • Analysis of extracts from the batting (total net mass 62.16 kilograms) by GC/MS and FTIR confirmed 14 percent heroin hydrochloride, equivalent to approximately 8.7 kilograms total net mass.

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  • You can actually collect hundred and thousand gazillion of spectra for example, FTIR under different condition, Prof.

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  • I vaguely recall this issue with an FTIR system we had at one of me earlier employers.

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  • FTIR, GC several different detectors, MS, Laser CRDS, and others will quantify CO2.

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