infrared absorption spectroscopy


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infrared absorption spectroscopy

A technique that uses the infrared absorbing properties of molecules to determine their presence in tissues or body fluids. A common clinical application is in the design of oximeters. See: oximeter
See also: spectroscopy
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However, because the wavelengths in the infrared absorption spectrum are diverse and the force of penetration is tiny, infrared absorption spectroscopy can only be used for analyzing transparent liquids.
Nishi et al., "Hysteresis of potential-dependent changes in ion density and structure of an ionic liquid on a gold electrode: in situ observation by surface-enhanced infrared absorption spectroscopy," The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, vol.