Active Standard ASTM E573 | Developed by Subcommittee: E13.03
Book of Standards Volume: 03.06
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Significance and Use
1.1 These practices provide general recommendations covering the various techniques commonly used in obtaining internal reflection spectra.2,3 Discussion is limited to the infrared region of the electromagnetic spectrum and includes a summary of fundamental theory, a description of parameters that determine the results obtained, instrumentation most widely used, practical guidelines for sampling and obtaining useful spectra, and interpretation features specific for internal reflection.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
E131 Terminology Relating to Molecular Spectroscopy
E168 Practices for General Techniques of Infrared Quantitative Analysis
E284 Terminology of Appearance
ICS Number Code 71.040.50 (Physicochemical methods of analysis)