A Short Course on Infrared Spectroscopy
Taught by John Rabolt
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Infrared and Raman Spectroscopy: From Concept to Experiment
September 2009

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  1. Introduction to Vibrational Spectroscopy (SEPT 15): Download Lecture 1 [.ppt]

    • Different wavelength regions
      Instrumentation overview
      Absorption vs. Scattering
      Group frequencies

  2. Infrared Spectroscopy: FT vs. Dispersive (SEPT 24)

    • Evolution from gratings to interferometry
      Are we headed back to the future?
      Sensitivity to orientation
      Order and molecular configuration

  3. Raman spectroscopy: FT vs. Dispersive (SEPT 29)

    • Advantages of a non-invasive method
      Fluorescence good, bad or ugly?
      Changes in polarizability vs. changes in dipole moment

  4. Applications in Analytical Chemistry (OCT 8)

    • Thin films and monolayers
      Surfaces
      Polymers
      Biopolymers
      Crystalline materials
      Prognosis for the future
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Publications
  1. C. M. Snively, Y. S. Kim, D. B. Chase, J. F. Rabolt
    “Rapid Detection of Low Concentrations of Aqueous Species in the Presence of Spectral Overlap Using Planar Array Infrared Spectroscopy”
    Applied Spectroscopy 2008, 62, 337-339. [.pdf]
     
  2. Y. S. Kim, C. M. Snively, Y. Liu, D. B. Chase and J. F. Rabolt
    “Dynamics of Polylactide Enantiomers Stereocomplexation at the Air-Water Interface Using Planar Array Infrared Reflection-Absorption Spectrograph”
    Langmuir 2008, 24, 10791-10796. [.pdf]
     
  3. Y. S. Kim, C. M. Snively, J. F. Rabolt, D. B. Chase
    “Development of a Planar Array Infrared Reflection Spectrograph for Reflection-Absorption Spectroscopy of Thin Films at Metal and Water Surfaces”
    Applied Spectroscopy 2007, 61, 916-920. [.pdf]
     
  4. C. Pellerin, I. Pelletier, J. F. Rabolt, D. B. Chase
    “Planar Array Infrared Emission Spectroscopy”
    Analytical Chemistry 2007, 79(5), 2037-2041. [.pdf]
     
  5. I. Pelletier, C. Pellerin, D. B. Chase, J. F. Rabolt
    “New Developments in Planar Array (PA-IR) Spectroscopy”
    Applied Spectroscopy 2005, 59(2), 156-163. [.pdf]
     
  6. C. Pellerin, S. Frisk, J. F. Rabolt, D. B. Chase
    “A Faster Approach to Infrared Rheo-Optics using a Planar Array Infrared Spectrograph”
    Applied Spectroscopy 2004, 58(7), 799-803. [.pdf]
     
  7. C. M. Snively, C. Pellerin, J. F. Rabolt, D. B. Chase
    “Acquisition of Mid-Infrared Spectra from Non-Repeatable Events with Sub 100s Temporal Resolution Using Planar Array Infrared (PA-IR) Spectroscopy”
    Analytical Chemistry 2004, 76(7), 1811-1816. [.pdf]
     
  8. Y. Liu, D. Elmore, J. Rabolt, D. B. Chase
    “Time-Resolved Planar-Array IR (PA-IR) Studies of Octadecylthiol Self Assembled Monolayers on Gold”
    Langmuir 2004, 20, 816. [.pdf]
     
  9. L. Elmore, B. Chase, Y. Liu, J. F. Rabolt
    “Infrared Spectroscopy and Spectroscopic Imaging of n-Propyl Trichlorosilane Monolayer Films Self Assembled on Glass Substrates”
    Vibrational Spectroscopy 2004, 34, 37-45. [.pdf]
     
  10. C. Pellerin, C. Snively, Y. Liu, D. B. Chase, J. F. Rabolt
    “Performance and Application of a New Planar Array Infrared Spectrograph Operating in the Mid-Infrared (2000-975 cm-1) Fingerprint Region”
    Applied Spectroscopy 2004, 58(6), 639-646. [.pdf]
     
  11. D. L. Elmore, C. L. Leverette, D. B. Chase, A. T. Kalambur, Y. Liu, J. F. Rabolt
    “Planar Array Spectroscopic Imaging of Monolayer Films in the 3200-2800 cm-1 Region”
    Langmuir 2003, 19, 3519. [.pdf]
     
  12. D. L. Elmore, M. W. Tsao, S. Frisk, D. B. Chase, J. F. Rabolt
    “Design and Performance of a Planar Array Infrared Spectrograph That Operates in the 3400 to 2000 cm-1 Region”
    Applied Spectroscopy 2002, 56, 145. [.pdf]
     

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