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  • Vol. 46, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 1992
  • pp: 88–92

Hyphenated On-the-Spot TG/FT-IR Technique

J. A. J. Jansen, J. H. Van Der Maas, and A. Posthuma De Boer

Applied Spectroscopy, Vol. 46, Issue 1, pp. 88-92 (1992)


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Abstract

By the coupling of thermogravimetry (TG) and Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FT-IR), the thermal behavior of polymeric materials can be elucidated from their mass loss combined with characterization of the evolved components. A hyphenated TG/FT-IR technique is presented, which enables the direct detection and characterization of evolving components in TG experiments, i.e., without transferring these components from the TG to the FT-IR equipment. In this on-the-spot TG/FT-IR technique, the IR beam of the FT-IR spectrometer is led directly into the TG equipment. The IR beam is reflected by a mirror mounted inside the TG equipment and subsequently detected by a standard FT-IR detector. In this way, the evolved components are detected both in gas and condensed phase directly in the TG equipment. The detection limits are in the sub μg/s range. The experimental setup and conditions are presented together with advantages and applications in the field of polymeric research.

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J. A. J. Jansen, J. H. Van Der Maas, and A. Posthuma De Boer, "Hyphenated On-the-Spot TG/FT-IR Technique," Appl. Spectrosc. 46, 88-92 (1992)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/as/abstract.cfm?URI=as-46-1-88


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