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Spectral Data for Chemical Analysis: Infrared (IR) Spectroscopy

This guide is intended to help those doing chemical analysis.


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IR Spectroscopy

The Aldrich Library of Infrared Spectra, 3rd ed, Charles J. Pouchert, 1981.

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Sections are organized by functional group and within each section compounds are arranged in order of increasing complexity. Molecular formula index and alphabetical name indices are provided.
Gases and Vapors: A Special Collection of Infrared Spectra from the Coblentz Society Inc., Clara D. Craver, Ed., 1980.
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Evaluated spectra by compound class.
A Guide to the Complete Interpretation of Infrared Spectra of Organic Structures, Noel P.G. Roeges, 1994.
Location: QC 462.85 .R64 1994
Compares and classifies the absorption frequencies of the important functional groups in organic compounds.
Handbook of Infrared Standards with Spectral Maps and Transition Assignments Between 3 and 2600 µm Guy Guelachvili and K. Narahari Rao, 1986.
Location: QC 457 .G83 1986
An Index of Published Infra-Red Spectra, Great Britain Ministry of Aviation, Technical Information and Library Service. 1960.
Location: QC 457 .G68
Two-volume set.
Infrared Band Handbook, 2nd ed. Herman A. Szymanski and Ronald E. Erickson, 1970.
Location: QC 457 .S98 1970
Entries are arranged by band numbers and subarranged by band strength. An index gives access by molecular formula.
Infrared Characteristic Group Frequencies, 2nd ed. George Socrates, 1994.
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Gives data and analytical interpretation of both IR and FT-IR. Covers organic and inorganic compounds and is arranged by functional group.

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