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mujie

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NaCl cells for IR spectra
« on: November 13, 2004, 10:56:29 PM »
does anyone know why NaCl cells are used instead of glass windows for obtaining IR spectra??
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Re:NaCl cells for IR spectra
« Reply #1 on: November 13, 2004, 11:39:07 PM »
Because glass and quartz are not transparent to IR light.

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Re:NaCl cells for IR spectra
« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2004, 12:00:11 AM »
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Re:NaCl cells for IR spectra
« Reply #3 on: November 14, 2004, 12:38:44 AM »
yup, very good point

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