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Does the Level of Chlamydia Serology Titre Correlate to the Degree of Tubal Disease at Laparoscopy? A Retrospective Controlled Study. B-Lines on Chest Ultrasound Predicts Elevated Left Ventricular Diastolic Pressures. Causes of Morbidity and Mortality of Wildlife Species Presented to a Wildlife Clinic in East Tennessee, USA, 2000-2011. Two-Dimensional Infrared Correlation Spectroscopy, Linear Two-Dimensional Infrared Spectroscopy and Non-Linear Two-Dimensional Infrared Spectroscopy Comparative Study on Malignant and Benign Human Cancer Cells and Tissues under Synchrotron Radiation with the Passage of Time. Investigation on Silver Ion Release from Wound Dressings In Vitro and In Vivo. On Physical Nature of the Long-Range Effect during the Crystal Growth through Boundary Layers. Physician and Patient Perspective to Weight Gain in Pregnancy. Compliance in the Duration of Administration of Anticancer Chemotherapy: Comparative Study of Two Different Administration Modalities (PVC versus IVAD). Wildlife
Plasmonic gold nanostars (NSts) demonstrate an enhanced electric field in their surrounding due to large number of hot spots on their surface resulting in a unique ability to confine light within a nanometric volume. We are demonstrating beneficial properties of NSts as signal enhancers for tissue and cell imaging using optical coherence tomography (OCT), microscopy, surface-enhanced vibration spectroscopy (SEVS), including surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS), and surface-enhanced infrared absorption spectroscopy (SEIRAS) with an attenuated total reflectance (ATR) and infrared reflection-absorption spectroscopy (IRRAS) configurations. Scattering ability of gold NSts with various sizes was investigated by OCT capillary imaging and light and confocal microscopy in vitro. The variation of NSts sizes allows one to shift plasmon resonance up to 1300 nm. The most intensive scattering signals were found from the largest NSts. NSts were applied in SEVS scenarios using plasmonic chip-based systems ...
en] The structure, composition, and physico-chemical properties of lipid-protein complexes generated between dimyristoylphosphatidylcholine (DPMC) and the CNBr fragments of human apoA-I were studied. The fragments were separated by high performance liquid chromatography and purified on a reversed-phase column. The complexes with DMPC were isolated on a Superose column; their dimensions were obtained by gradient gel electrophoresis and by electron microscopy. The secondary structure of the protein in the complexes was studied both by circular dichroism and by attenuated total reflection infrared spectroscopy. The fragments 1 and 4 of apoA-I, containing, respectively, two and three amphipathic helices, recombined with the phospholipid to generate discoidal particles with sizes similar to that of apoA-I- and apoA-II-DMPC complexes. The infrared measurements indicated that in all complexes the apolipoprotein helical segments were oriented parallel to the phospholipid acyl chains and that the protein ...
The relation between mechanical film properties of various adsorbed protein layers at the air/water interface and intrinsic stability of the corresponding proteins is discussed. Mechanical film properties were determined by surface deformation in shear and dilation. In shear, fracture stress, σf, and fracture strain, γf, were determined, as well as the relaxation behavior after macroscopic fracture. The dilatational measurements were performed in a Langmuir trough equipped with an infra-red reflection absorption spectroscopy (IRRAS) accessory. During compression and relaxation of the surface, the surface pressure, Π, and adsorbed amount, Γ (determined from the IRRAS spectra), were determined simultaneously. In addition, IRRAS spectra revealed information on conformational changes in terms of secondary structure. Possible correlations between macroscopic film properties and intrinsic stability of the proteins were determined and discussed in terms of molecular dimensions of single proteins ...
Infiltration synthesis, the atomic-layer-deposition-based organic-inorganic material hybridization technique that enables unique hybrid composites with improved material properties and inorganic nanostructures replicated from polymer templates, is shown to be driven by the binding reaction between reactive chemical groups of polymers and perfusing vapor-phase material precursors. Here in this paper, we discover that residual solvent molecules from polymer processing can react with infiltrating material precursors to enable the infiltration synthesis of metal oxides in a nonreactive polymer. The systematic study, which combines in situ quartz crystal microgravimetry, polarization-modulated infrared reflection-absorption spectroscopy, X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy, and transmission electron microscopy, shows that the ZnO infiltration synthesis in nominally nonreactive SU-8 polymer is mediated by residual processing solvent cyclopentanone, a cyclic ketone whose Lewis-basic terminal carbonyl ...
The synthesis of two galactose-terminated alkanethiols with the structural formula X-OC2H5NHCO(CH2)15SH (X = 2,3,4,6-tetra-O-methyl-beta-D-Gal or beta-D-Gal) is described. Single-component and mixed self-assembled monolayers (SAMs) of the methylated and nonmethylated compounds were prepared on gold and subsequently characterized with ellipsometry, contact angle goniometry, and infrared reflection-absorption spectroscopy. Studies of the irreversible protein adsorption onto the SAMs using ex-situ ellipsometry revealed very low levels of fibrinogen and lysozyme adsorption onto mixed SAMs displaying advancing water contact angles between 24 degrees and 45 degrees and below 45 degrees , respectively. A monomethylated compound (X = 6-O-methyl-beta-D-Gal) was also synthesized and assembled on gold. This particular compound was found to possess wettability properties corresponding to the low adsorption regime of the mixed SAMs, and the results from the same set of fibrinogen and lysozyme adsorption experiments
Glycans at the surface of cellular membranes modulate biological activity via multivalent association with extracellular messengers. The lack of tuneable simplified models mimicking this dynamic environment complicates basic studies of these phenomena. We here present a series of mixed reversible self-assembled monolayers (rSAMs) that addresses this deficiency. Mixed rSAMs were prepared in water by simple immersion of a negatively charged surface in a mixture of sialic acid- and hydroxy-terminated benzamidine amphiphiles. Surface compositions derived from infrared reflection-absorption spectroscopy (IRAS) and film thickness information (atomic force microscopy, ellipsometry) suggest the latter to be statistically incorporated in the monolayer. These surfaces affinity for the lectin hemagglutinin revealed a strong dependence of the affinity on the presentation, density, and mobility of the sialic acid ligands. Hence, a spacer length of 4 ethylene glycol and a surface density of 15% resulted in a ...
Determining the chemical and structural modifications occurring within a protein during fundamental processes such as ligand or substrate binding is essential to building up a complete picture of biological function. Currently, significant unanswered questions relate to the way in which protein structural dynamics fit within the structure-function relationship and to the functional role, if any, of bound water molecules in the active site. Addressing these questions requires a multidisciplinary approach and complementary experimental techniques that, in combination, enhance our understanding of the complexities of protein chemistry. We exemplify this philosophy by applying both physical and biological approaches to investigate the active site chemistry that contributes to the inhibition of the Corynebacterium glutamicum catalase enzyme by nitric oxide. Ultrafast two-dimensional infrared spectroscopy (2D-IR) experiments exploit the NO ligand as a local probe of the active site molecular ...
Atmospheric corrosion, the most common form of metal corrosion, occurs within the interfacial region between a solid, and the surrounding atmosphere. In fact three phases and two interfaces are involved: the gas, a thin liquid layer, a solid, the gas/liquid and the liquid/solid interfaces. In this thesis, the vapor/liquid and liquid/metal interfaces have been studied by the in-situ techniques vibrational sum frequency spectroscopy (VSFS), and infrared reflection/absorption spectroscopy (IRAS). The main focus has been on characterization of the corrosive organic molecules formic acid, acetic acid, and acetaldehyde, at the two interfaces. Additionally, the headgroup of sodium dodecyl sulfate (SDS) has been examined at the air/water interface.. VSFS is an inherently surface sensitive laser spectroscopy technique, which provides vibrational spectra solely of the molecules residing at the surface of for example a liquid, despite the vast excess of the same molecules in the bulk. To obtain a ...
Infrared (IR) absorption spectroscopy directly probes the vibrational modes associate with the molecular bonds in a sample by measuring absorption in the mid-infrared spectral region, ~ 3 - 20 microns. IR spectroscopic measurements are thus intrinsically endowed with a level of chemical specificity and information content far exceeding that of most other optical measurement techniques.[1] Despite their potential, IR absorption measurements suffer not only from limited sensitivity, but are severely hindered by the strong, broad absorption of water that overlaps the bands of most organic compounds of interest. While recent surface enhanced infrared absorption (SEIRA) spectroscopy measurements have shown that IR resonant nanoantennas can be leveraged to dramatically increase sensitivity, [2-3] these have all been performed in dry environments and without time-resolution ...
We are using ultrafast 2D IR vibrational echo spectroscopy and other multi-dimensional IR methods, which we have pioneered, to study dynamics of molecular complexes, water confined on nm lengths scales with a variety of topographies, molecules bound to surfaces, ionic liquids, and materials such as metal organic frameworks and porous silica. We can probe the dynamic structures these systems. The methods are somewhat akin to multidimensional NMR, but they probe molecular structural evolution in real time on the relevant fast time scales, eight to ten orders of magnitude faster than NMR. We are obtaining direct information on how nanoscopic confinement of water changes its properties, a topic of great importance in chemistry, biology, geology, and materials. For the first time, we are observing the motions of molecular bound to surfaces. In biological membranes, we are using the vibrational echo methods to study dynamics and the relationship among dynamics, structure, and function. We are also ...
Zanni MT. Two-dimensional infrared spectroscopy measures the structural dynamics of a self-assembled film only one molecule thick. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 2016 ;113:4890-4891. ...
Kratochvil HT, Maj M, Matulef K, Annen AW, Ostmeyer J, Perozo E, Roux B, Valiyaveetil FI, Zanni MT. Probing the Effects of Gating on the Ion Occupancy of the K+ Channel Selectivity Filter Using Two-Dimensional Infrared Spectroscopy. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 2017 ;139:8837-8845. ...
Alperstein AM, Ostrander JS, Zhang TQO, Zanni MT. Amyloid found in human cataracts with two-dimensional infrared spectroscopy. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 2019 ;116:6602-6607. ...
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Vibrational and electronic transition dipole strengths are often good probes of molecular structures, especially in excitonically coupled systems of chromophores. One cannot determine transition dipole strengths using linear spectroscopy unless the concentration is known, which in many cases it is not. In this paper, we report a simple method for measuring transition dipole moments from linear absorption and 2D IR spectra that does not require knowledge of concentrations. Our method is tested on several model compounds and applied to the amide I band of a polypeptide in its random coil andα-helical conformation as modulated by the solution temperature. It is often difficult to confidently assign polypeptide and protein secondary structures to random coil or α-helix by linear spectroscopy alone, because they absorb in the same frequency range. We find that the transition dipole strength of the random coil state is 0.12 ± 0.013 D^2, which is similar to a single peptide unit, indicating that ...
There are six types of Cl. botulinum (Types A, B, C, D, E, and F). The differentiation between these types is based upon the antigenic structure of the toxin. Many strains of these various types have been isolated. In addition, a number of nontoxigenic "type Elike" strains have come to light. It would be of great value to have a rapid method of distinguishing between these strains, or of identifying the type of toxigenic culture. This thesis discusses an investigation into the possibilities of the use of infra-red in an approach to this problem. Smears of bacterial cells were prepared by scraping a small amount of growth from the agar surface of a petri plate, and dissolving it in a drop of water on the surface of a silver chloride disc. In the case of broth cultures, growth to be placed on the discs was first obtained by centrifugation. A second empty disc was then placed over the first with a bit of lens tissue under one edge to prevent the formation of interference fringes. The two discs were ...
We report a new approach to achieving super-resolution in point-scanning microscopy through polarization modulation for the first time, to the best of our knowledge. By modulating linearly polarized incident light, the emission extent of fluorescent dyes changes periodically, adding sparsity in each recording, which contributes to the super-resolution reconstruction. To recover the super-resolution result, a sparse penalty-based deconvolution method is implemented onto the polarization-modulated dataset subsequently. By simply inserting a vortex half-wave retarder into a typical confocal microscope, we obtain the super-resolution experimental results of both nuclear pore complex proteins and tubulins in vero cells, which evidence a sub-diffraction resolution of ...
In order to characterize the molecular structure and organization of the lipids, we performed attenuated total reflectance infrared (ATR-IR) spectroscopy measurements. Fig. 3a shows the absorption bands characteristic for the stretching vibrations of the lipid acyl chains for the lipid monolayer (black line) and for the lipid-graphene assembly (red line).28 The presence of these peaks confirms that the lipids remain underneath the graphene. Depending on whether the lipids are in contact or not with graphene, a shift in the peaks maxima is observed, characteristic for changes in the lipid conformation.29 Additionally, a shift was observed in the asymmetric methylene vibration (CH2) from ∼2915 to 2912 cm−1 and in the symmetric methylene vibration (CH2) from ∼2848 to 2844 cm−1, respectively. Furthermore the intensity of the asymmetric and symmetric CH2 bands of the lipid-graphene assembly increased. The observed shift is attributed to a change of the physical properties of the lipids film, ...
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A new, full (nine)-dimensional potential energy surface and dipole moment surface to describe the NO{sup +}(H{sub 2}O) cluster is reported. The PES is based on fitting of roughly 32 000 CCSD(T)-F12/aug-cc-pVTZ electronic energies. The surface is a linear least-squares fit using a permutationally invariant basis with Morse-type variables. The PES is used in a Diffusion Monte Carlo study of the zero-point energy and wavefunction of the NO{sup +}(H{sub 2}O) and NO{sup +}(D{sub 2}O) complexes. Using the calculated ZPE the dissociation energies of the clusters are reported. Vibrational configuration interaction calculations of NO{sup +}(H{sub 2}O) and NO{sup +}(D{sub 2}O) using the MULTIMODE program are performed. The fundamental, a number of overtone, and combination states of the clusters are reported. The IR spectrum of the NO{sup +}(H{sub 2}O) cluster is calculated using 4, 5, 7, and 8 modes VSCF/CI calculations. The anharmonic, coupled vibrational calculations, and IR spectrum show very good ...
Researchers have succeeded in observing the "forbidden" infrared spectrum of a charged molecule for the first time. These extremely weak spectra offer perspectives for extremely precise measurements of molecular properties and may also contribute to the development of molecular clocks and quantum technology ...
... Australian journal of chemistry CSIRO Publishing 0004-9425 10.1071/CH9650583
The spectral dependence of the infrared absorption cross section of As in Si near 0 K has been determined from infrared transmission measurements for three As concentrations (5.3, 8.4, and 15.9 × 1017 cm−3) in the impurity band regime. The results demonstrate some features of physical interest. With increasing As concentration, the lines associated with the intra-atomic transitions broaden asymmetrically, while the integral of the total absorption cross section over photon energy is conserved as required by the oscillator strength sum rule. It thus appears that the cross section for the intra-atomic transitions is conserved as the lines hybridize with the continuum. Comparison of our results with photoionization cross-sectional data suggests that the lines contribute to the cross section for photoionization through field and thermally assisted transitions when they are near the threshold for photoionization.. © 1989 Optical Society of America. Full Article , PDF Article ...
In this study, we provide the first Fourier-transform infrared absorption spectroscopy (FTIR) and Raman spectroscopy (RS) analysis of a vibrational fingerprint of erlotinib, a drug which is applied in non-small cell lung cancer therapy, in solid state and solution in different pH conditions. Additionally, the performed DFT theoretical calculations in vacuum and PCM models support the interpretation of vibrational spectra and give insight into an optimized spatial configuration of the investigated drug. The present considerations show vibrational structure of erlotinib and details of its molecular geometry. Furthermore, we discuss the pH condition where the protonated –NH|sup|+|/sup| and C=N|sup|+|/sup| forms occur and indicate the spectral changes characteristic for the erlotinib protonation. It is of great of importance to better understand biological activity of the drug and to develop new tyrosine kinase inhibitors.
A molecular mechanics (MM) force field-based empirical electrostatic potential map (MM map) for amide-I vibrations is developed with the aim of seeking a quick and reasonable approach to computing local mode parameters and their distributions in solution phase. Using N-methylacetamide (NMA) as a model compound, the instantaneous amide-I normal-mode parameters (transition frequency and dipole) obtained at the level of MM force fields are converted to solution phase values by a four-site potential scheme, but without the need for quantum mechanical frequency computations of solute-solvent clusters as are required in constructing ab initio-based electrostatic potential or field maps. The linear IR line shape of the amide-I mode in NMA obtained from the frequency-time correlation function on the basis of the MM map are found to be comparable to those from the ab initio-based maps. Our results show that the amide-I local mode parameters are largely determined by the solvated peptide structure rather ...
Infrared spectrophotometry (IR) uses similar instrumentation to UV-vis spectrophotometry but it uses a different light source (infrared frequencies of ~1011 to 1014 Hz). The instrumentation consists of an infrared beam that is split into two identical beams (reference beam and analytical beam).. The analytical beam passes through the sample so that molecular vibrational absorption can occur. The intensity of the two beams are compared over the range 2.5 µm to 16 µm and plotted as a function of wavenumber (the reciprocal of the wavelength in cm-1). ...
E. e. J + 1) for the R branch. The values of ν P , R at nonzero integral values of m are the transition wavenumbers of the allowed rotational lines associated with a given (v′,v″) band. A plot of ν P , R vs. m forms a parabola, usually called the Fortrat parabola. 7 presents the Fortrat parabola for the CN B - X (0,0) band. , 2006). We see that there are no lines with transition wavenumbers greater than that of the vertex of the parabola. The vertex can be seen in the spectrum as a sharp edge to the band and is called the band head. 35]. For example, vibrational transitions in homonuclear diatomic molecules can be observed in Raman spectroscopy, but not in infrared absorption or emission as discussed above. Further details about infrared absorption and Raman spectroscopy can be obtained from graduate spectroscopy textbooks, for example Bernath (2005), or specialist books. 4 Rotational structure A good first-order model of rotation is the rigid-rotor model, in which the internuclear ...
The study of membrane proteins (MPs) remains a major challenge in protein biochemistry mainly because of problems of protein aggregation and thermal instability in nonnative preparations of MPs in detergents, or native-like but insoluble preparations in liposomes. As a result, nonconventional surfactants with properties intermediate to lipids and detergents are becoming increasingly popular as alternative platforms for MPs (Bayburt and Sligar, 2002; Boldog et al., 2006; Park et al., 2007; Dalal et al., 2009; Popot, 2010). Discoidal lipoproteins, which include reconstituted high-density lipoprotein particles, nanodiscs, and nanoscale apolipoprotein-bound bilayers (NABBs), constitute a type of nonconventional platform that has enabled novel assays on MPs sequestered in a well-defined, soluble native-like lipid environment, such as single-particle imaging, surface plasmon resonance, nuclear magnetic resonance, and surface-enhanced infrared absorption spectroscopy (Banerjee et al., 2008; Das et al., ...
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A method for obtaining a high-contrast visible-light signal from infrared absorption in low-absorbance samples is described. This method is based on a beam-fanning optical limiter in photorefractive BaTiO3. The resulting signal is not linear but does exhibit an enhanced signal-to-background ratio that is 4 to 6 orders of magnitude better than that of conventional infrared absorption spectrophotometry in the shot-noise limit. A simple model for the beam-fanning, optical-limiter-based, pulsed-laser-excited photothermal spectroscopy detector is found to describe the experimental data adequately. This technique using photothermal spectroscopy detection may have advantages for rapid signal analysis and for two-dimensional visible imaging of infrared absorption.
The Near Infrared Reflectance Accessory (NIRA) is designed for diffuse reflectance measurements of light-scattering solids, liquids, and powders using the Frontier FT-NIR or FT-IR/NIR spectrometer.
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The surface sites of MoP/SiO2 catalysts and their evolution under sulfiding conditions were characterized by IR spectroscopy using CO as the probe molecule. The HDS activities of thiophene were measured on the MoP/SiO2 catalyst that was subjected to different sulfidation and reactivation pretreatments. Cus Modelta+ (0 < delta less than or equal to 2) sites are probed on the surface of fresh MoP/SiO2 by molecularly adsorbed CO, exhibiting a characteristic IR band at 2045 cm(-1). The surface of MoP/SiO2 is gradually sulfided in HDS reactions, as revealed by the shift of the IR band at 2045 to ca. 2100 cm(-1). Although the surface of a MoP/SiO2 catalyst becomes partially sulfided, the HDS activity tests show that MoP/SiO2 is fairly stable in the initial stage of the HDS reaction, providing further evidence that molybdenum phosphide is a promising catalytic material for industrial HDS reactions. Two kinds of surface sulfur species are formed on the sulfided catalyst: reversibly and irreversibly ...
4 Hip Stretch Lie on the floor and loop band round the right foot, grabbing onto the bands with the other hand. Straighten the left leg out on the floor and gently decreased the proper leg over the overall body also to the remaining as little as you can go emotion a stretch in the appropriate hip and glute. Keep for 15-thirty seconds and switch sides. 5 Upper Back again Stretch Sit on the ground with legs extended and loop the band about equally toes. Cross the band and get on to both sides with both of those arms close to the feet ...
You would agree that a particular kind of combination can occur in that particular compound and in none other. It is so because each compound has its own particular arrangement of atoms and so we can say that the combination bands are unique to a compound. Thus, the combination bands have extreme importance because they maybe signature or the fingerprint of a given compound. In other words, the IR spectra of no two compounds are alike or we can say conversely that substances giving the same IR spectra are identical. A large number of compounds fall in 900cm-1 and 1400cm-1. For this reason, this region is called the "fingerprint region". ...
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Denna avhandling fokuserar på både volymbraggitters (VBGs) termiska begränsningar, i tillämpning som speglar i laserkaviteter, och på bildandet av färgcentra i KTiOPO4 och isomorfa kristaller.. För att undersöka de termiska effekterna i VBGer som medför begränsningar på högeffektlasrar utfördes både experiment och simuleringar. För experimenten konstruerades en diod-pumpad Yb:KYW laser med ett VBG som har betydligt högre absorption än vad som är typiskt. Därmed kunde de termiska effekterna studeras vid måttliga intrakavitetseffekter. Simuleringarna bestod av två delmodeller; gitterstrukturen modelerades med överföringsmatriser och värmeflödet med en tredimensionell modell baserad på finita elementmetoden. Både experimenten och simuleringarna visade att en laser blir successivt mer instabil när den optiska effekten ökar. Absorptionen av laserstrålen i VBGt förändrade dess spektrala egenskaper, vilket i sin tur påverkade laserns stabilitet och prestanda. De ...
The possibility of elucidating the mechanism of catalytic reactions, which is essential for rational catalyst design, depends very much on the chances of isolating intermediates in the study of each step in the catalytic cycle. In particular, IR spectroscopy has been used to discriminate various kinds of molecularly bonded surface formate species [1]. The assignment of particular features in IR spectra to a chemisorbed species is in general not trivial. Strong bonding to the surface significantly affects the vibrational frequencies, and the different ways in which species may anchor to the surface result in complex IR spectra. Creating and evaluating experimental and theoretical model catalysts that mimic the real ones in their complexity is expected to aid towards the fundamental understanding ...
The possibility of elucidating the mechanism of catalytic reactions, which is essential for rational catalyst design, depends very much on the chances of isolating intermediates in the study of each step in the catalytic cycle. In particular, IR spectroscopy has been used to discriminate various kinds of molecularly bonded surface formate species [1]. The assignment of particular features in IR spectra to a chemisorbed species is in general not trivial. Strong bonding to the surface significantly affects the vibrational frequencies, and the different ways in which species may anchor to the surface result in complex IR spectra. Creating and evaluating experimental and theoretical model catalysts that mimic the real ones in their complexity is expected to aid towards the fundamental understanding ...
Chemical change is a science of intermediates. Reactive molecules and fragments guide the chemistry of multicomponent systems and determine the stereospecific outcomes of individual reactions....
Calculated frequencies that differ from experiment by more than 400 cm-1 or have a ratio with experiment outside of 0.7 to 1.2 are listed. Calculated vibrational frequencies ("theory" in table) are calculated at MP2/CEP-31G* ...
Calculated frequencies that differ from experiment by more than 400 cm-1 or have a ratio with experiment outside of 0.7 to 1.2 are listed. Calculated vibrational frequencies ("theory" in table) are calculated at B1B95/3-21G ...
View Homework Help - Problem_Set_2 from CHEM C3046 at Columbia. 6. Rank the four ketones shown below in order of increasing C=O stretching frequency in the IR spectra. ? 7. Propose a synthesis to
The current treatments for haemorrhagic stroke and haematoma fail to meet the needs of physicians and patients because existing fluid draining devices and procedures often get blocked by clot or debris or create conditions that can increase the risk for brain damage or infection, in addition to those that might have been caused by the haematoma or the stroke. IRRAS believes there is the opportunity to demonstrate significantly improved therapeutic outcomes with our proprietary IRRAflow™ occlusion elimination technology. We are developing a pipeline for future innovative features and products based on our core dynamic fluid exchange technology.. ...
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This study assessed the potential of near infrared (NIR) spectroscopy as a non-destructive method for characterizing Protected Designation of Origin (PDO)
Towards a molecular movie: Transient 2D-IR spectroscopy Peter Hamm Physikalisch Chemisches Institut, Universität Zürich. Biosystems are Dynamical. Aquaporin-1 . B.L. de Groot and H. Grubmüller, Science 294, 2353-2357 (2001) http://www.mpibpc.gwdg.de/abteilungen/071/bgroot/gallery.html. Slideshow 3006520 by axelle
Monitor their chemical transformations induced by visible or ultraviolet light or by temperature. Transmission IR spectroscopy is the main analytical technique for identifying surface species and monitoring their reactions. IR- and UV-compatible vacuum cell is being constructed, in which IR spectroscopy of adsorbed species can be performed simultaneously with UV irradiation ...
A. Representative gel images (top) and band intensity quantifications (bottom) of semi-quantitative RT-PCR of the pro-inflammatory markers ICAM-1, TNF-α, IL-6,
This is where my affinity for Kelly Starrett comes in. "If youre missing a bunch of hip range of motion, you kind of have fewer options mechanically," Starrett says. "Youre forced into certain mechanical compromises." Ill try and use distraction with a jump stretch band to get my client to externally rotate their femur with a fixed foot position. Kelly talks about this as a frog position and the goal is to improve my clients ability to generate hip torque without compromising anything downstream. Any position I can get my client into while maintaining stability on the ground and moving the femur out of the way to allow them to close down that hip and knee joint. Im looking at trying to free up a lot of groin musculature to move better, so adductors, illiopsoas, maybe quadriceps. If the client can stay relatively organized to perform squats Ill have them squat with a more toes out position until theyre mobile enough to squat deep with a stronger foot position ...
This is in response to your comment on one of the exercise videos and having a hard time working out your lower body because of knee problems. You could try doing the bicycle, were you lay on your back and move your let in the air like you are riding a bicycle. You could probably use stretch bands some how to and make it a little harder. Hope that helps. Jill ...
Infrared radiation (IR) analysis is proving a powerful tool for understanding the structure and function of peptides and proteins, but the method remains relatively little known. This book examines these applications in detail, providing a valuable source for both basic methods and new refinements.
You may also wish to search for items by Bogey. 48 matching references were found. Beckers, H.; Bogey, M.; Breidung, J.; Burger, H.; Drean, P.; Paplewski, P.; Thiel, W.; Walters, A., FP=S in the gas-phase: Detection by rotationally resolved infrared and millimetre-wave spectra assisted by ab-initio calculations, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2000, 2, 11, 2467, https://doi.org/10.1039/b002625p . [all data] Beckers, H.; Bogey, M.; Breidung, J.; Burger, H.; Demaison, J.; Drean, P.; Paplewski, P.; Thiel, W.; Walters, A., Millimeter-Wave Spectroscopy, High-Resolution Infrared Spectrum, ab Initio Calculations, and Molecular Geometry of FPS, J. Mol. Spectrosc., 2001, 210, 2, 213, https://doi.org/10.1006/jmsp.2001.8462 . [all data] Bogey, M.; Bolvin, H.; Cordonnier, M.; Demuynck, C.; Destombes, J.L.; Escribano, R.; Gomez, P.C., Tunneling splittings in the rotational spectrum of, Can. J. Phys., 1994, 72, 11-12, 967, https://doi.org/10.1139/p94-127 . [all data] Bogey, M.; Bolvin, H.; Cordonnier, M.; Demuynck, ...
We have now seen how to identify functional groups by infrared spectroscopy and to find the molecular weight, halogen content and structural features of a molecule by mass spectrometry. Learn more about Chapter 3: Problems in Interpreting Infrared Spectra and Mass Spectra on GlobalSpec.
This post is part of a primer on infrared spectroscopy and global warming. The previous post concludes a three-post series that looks at molecules and radiation and discusses how molecules give rise to infrared spectra. This post discusses the infrared spectra of some molecules of interest ...
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Kloiber K, Spitzer R, Grutsch S, Kreutz C, Tollinger M*.. Longitudinal exchange: an alternative strategy towards quantification of dynamics parameters in ZZ exchange spectroscopy ...
This video introduces the Atlas manual hydraulic 15 ton press designed for the production of 13mm KBr pellets for IR spectroscopy. Clive Moss, Specac, describes the mechanics of the press and demonstrates its use. A typical sample is pressed to show the versatility and capabilities of the press.
Requires basic unit L1272381 or L1272423. The GladiATR Vision™ is a sampling tool which couples small area infrared analysis with simultaneous viewing.
A good general reference for more detailed information on interpretation of infrared spectra (as well as other spectroscopic techniques) is Silverstein, R.M.; Bassler, G.C.; and Morrill, T.C. Spectrometric Identification of Organic Compounds. 4th ed. New York: John Wiley and Sons, 1981. QD272.S6 ...
ایسکمی ـ بازخونرسانی بازگشت مجدد خون به بافت ایسکمیک می باشد. هدف از این مطالعه بررسی تاثیر تجویز اسید فولیک بر عملکرد بیضه متعاقب القا ایسکمی ـ بازخونرسانی در موش صحرایی بالغ می-باشد. این تحقیق روی 36 سر موش صحرایی نر بالغ نژاد ویستار در محدوده سنی 300-250 گرم صورت گرفت. موشها به طور تصادفی به 6 گروه 6تایی تقسیم شدند: گروه کنترل: که هیچ دارویی دریافت نکردند گروه شم: هیچ دارویی دریافت نکرده و هر روز به حجم مساوی سایر گروه‌ها آب مقطر به صورت خوراکی دریافت کردند. گروه IR: که تا زمان ایجاد IR هیچ دارویی دریافت نکرد و بعد از 1 هفته تحت عمل جراحی جهت ایجاد ایسکمی قرار گرفت.
目的 总结寰枢椎肿瘤手术显露和彻底切除的方法,评价异形钛网植骨融合内固定在寰枢椎肿瘤切除术后枕颈稳定性重建中的作用和价值.方法 2005年3月至2007年8月手术治疗6例寰枢椎肿瘤患者,男3例,女3例;年龄17~70岁,平均43.7岁;脊索瘤4例,骨巨细胞瘤1例,骨纤维异常增殖症1例.病变累及所有患者的椎体及侧块或后方结构.全部采用前方颌下颈动脉三角入路联合后方枕颈入路,按照"无瘤操作"的原则行病椎全脊椎切除,前路行异形钛网植骨融合内固定,后路行枕颈固定术,同时行Halo-vest架外固定,术后随访6~16个月.结果 C1.2切除1例,C2.3切除2例,C2切除3例.平均手术时间7.2h,平均术中出血量2400 ...
The 37-residue human islet amyloid polypeptide (hIAPP or amylin) self-assembles into fibers, the assembly of which has been associated with the disease mechanism of type II diabetes. Infrared spectroscopy in conjunction with isotope labeling is proving to be a powerful tool for studying the aggregation process of hIAPP and other amyloid forming proteins with residue specific structure and kinetic information, but the relationship between the spectroscopic observables and the structure is not fully established. We report a detailed analysis of the linear and 2D IR spectra of hIAPP fibers isotope labeled at seven different residue positions. The features of the 2D IR spectra, including the frequencies, linewidths, intensities, and polarization dependence of the diagonal and cross-peaks, rely heavily on the position of the isotope labeled residue. In order to understand how these measured parameters depend on fiber secondary and tertiary structure, we have simulated 1D and 2D IR spectra utilizing ...
A detailed study of the mechanism by which a dizinc catalyst copolymerizes cyclohexene oxide and carbon dioxide is presented. The catalyst, previously published by Williams et al. ( Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2009, 48, 931), shows high activity under just 1 bar pressure of CO2. This work applies in situ attenuated total reflectance infrared spectroscopy (ATR-FTIR) to study changes to the catalyst structure on reaction with cyclohexene oxide and, subsequently, with carbon dioxide. A computational investigation, using DFT with solvation corrections, is used to calculate the relative free energies for various transition states and intermediates in the cycle for alternating copolymerization catalyzed by this dinuclear complex. Two potentially competing side reactions, sequential epoxide enchainment and sequential carbon dioxide enchainment are also investigated. The two side-reactions are shown to be thermodynamically disfavored, rationalizing the high selectivity exhibited in experimental studies using ...
2010.12.13 The reseach article" Noradrenaline and a Thiol Analogue on Gold Surfaces: an IRAS, XPS and NEXAFS Study. " was published in Journal of Physical Chemistry C. Self-assembled monolayers and multilayers of a noradrenaline analogue (Nor-Pt) on gold substrates as well as multilayers of noradrenaline have been investigated by means of the molecular orientation, the molecule−surface interaction, the molecular composition and the functional group availability for further biointeraction processes, using X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS), infrared reflection−absorption spectroscopy (IRAS), and near-edge X-ray absorption fine structure (NEXAFS) spectroscopy ...
Exploration of attenuated total reflectance mid-infrared spectroscopy and multivariate calibration to measure immunoglobulin G in human sera
The relative configuration of a key subunit of hemicalide, a recently isolated, highly bioactive marine natural product having potent antiproliferative activity against a panel of human cancer cell lines, was assigned by combining stereocontrolled synthesis of model substrates with NMR, IR, and vibrational circular dichroism (VCD) spectroscopy. The assignment of the absolute configuration of asymmetric carbon center C42 in two structurally complex epimeric substructures containing six stereocenters by VCD analysis illustrates the power and reliability of combining methods. ...
Nicu, V. and Neugebauer, J. and Wolff, S. and Baerends, E. 2008. A vibrational circular dichroism implementation within a Slater-type-orbital based density functional framework and its application to hexa- and hepta-helicenes. Theoretical Chemistry Accounts: Theory, Computation, and Modeling (Theoretica Chimica Acta). 119: pp. 245-263 ...
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TY - JOUR. T1 - Application of infrared attenuated total reflection spectroscopy to in situ analysis of atheromatous plaques in aorta. AU - Nakamura, Atsushi. AU - Koga, Takehiro. AU - Fujimaki, Makoto. AU - Ohki, Yoshimichi. AU - Sota, Takayuki. AU - Lipinska-Kalita, Kristina. AU - Nagae, Tsuneyuki. AU - Ishimaru, Shin. AU - Aizawa, Katsuo. PY - 2000. Y1 - 2000. N2 - Ex vivo infrared attenuated total reflection (ATR) spectroscopic studies have been carried out to observe the accumulation of cholesterol ester in atheromatous plaques. It has been found that ATR spectra can be successfully obtained from the intima side of aorta and give the same information as the transmission spectra. This means, the ATR spectra include information about the chemical composition of atheromatous plaques together with the degree of eventual lesions. We have demonstrated that ATR microspectroscopic measurements can give images of atheromatous plaques distribution and enable in situ observation of the relative amount ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - The oxidation of hydroxylamine on Pt-, and Pd-modified Au electrodes in aqueous electrolytes. T2 - Electrochemical and in situ spectroscopic studies. AU - Jebaraj, Adriel Jebin Jacob. AU - De Godoi, Denis Ricardo Martins. AU - Scherson, Daniel Alberto. PY - 2013/3/15. Y1 - 2013/3/15. N2 - The electrooxidation of hydroxylamine, NH2OH, in 0.1 M phosphate buffer (PB, pH = 7) on Pt-, and Pd-modified Au electrodes prepared by galvanic displacement of underpotential deposited Cu, was investigated by electrochemical techniques and three and in situ vibrational probes, substrate-induced surface enhanced Raman scattering, SI-SERS, surface enhanced infrared absorption, SEIRAS, and Fourier transform infrared reflection-absorption, IRAS, spectroscopies. Analyses of the results obtained made it possible to identify at low overpotentials, solution phase (sol) and adsorbed (ads) nitric oxide, NO, as well as solution phase nitrous oxide, N2O. As the potential was increased, the peak(s) ascribed ...
Applications and Uncertainties Associated with Measurements Using Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrometry, Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry and Selective Ion Electrode Method in Fire Suppression Tests
BiOBr composites with heteropolyacids (H3PW12O40, PTA) were encapsulated within a zeolite using the impregnation method. The samples were characterized by Fourier transform infrared spectrophotometry (FT-IR), X-ray diffractometry (XRD), scanning electron microscopy (SEM), UV-vis diffuse reflectance spectra,
Milk, preheated at 82°C for 30 minutes, was heated to 146°C for four seconds (UHT-treated) and cooled to 5°C in a tubular heat exchanger. Immediately after heat treatment, 20 gallons of heated milk were vacuum distilled at 30°C in a semi-continuous, reduced pressure glass apparatus. Twenty gallons of non-heated milk were distilled in a similar manner to serve as a control. Continuous liquid-liquid ethyl ether extractions were employed to recover the compounds from the aqueous distillates. Gas chromatography, mass spectrometry, infrared spectrophotometry and odor confirmation were used to characterize the compounds in the flavor concentrates. A technique for collecting and transferring packed column gas chromatographic fractions to capillary columns for mass spectral analysis was developed. The following compounds were identified in UHT-treated milk (the underlined compounds appeared to result from the heat treatment): the C₃, ₄, ₅, ₇, ₈, ₉, ₁₀, ₁₁, ₁₃ n-methyl ...
Solvent-solute interactions influence the mechanisms of chemical reactions in solution, but the response of the solvent is often slower than the reactive event. Here, we report that exothermic reactions of fluorine (F) atoms in d3-acetonitrile and d2-dichloromethane involve efficient energy flow to vibrational motion of the deuterium fluoride (DF) product that competes with dissipation of the energy to the solvent bath, despite strong solvent coupling. Transient infrared absorption spectroscopy and molecular dynamics simulations show that after DF forms its first hydrogen bond on a subpicosecond time scale, DF vibrational relaxation and further solvent restructuring occur over more than 10 picoseconds. Characteristic dynamics of gas-phase F-atom reactions with hydrogen-containing molecules persist in polar organic solvents, and the spectral evolution of the DF products serves as a probe of solvent reorganization induced by a chemical reaction. ...
This article describes the application of multivariate statistical process control techniques to a series of mid-infrared spectra collected online from a styrene/ 2-ethylhexyl acrylate emulsion copolymerization process. Principal component analysis of the mid-infrared spectral data indicated that in situ monitoring of the complex copolymerization process was feasible in the spectral region of interest. It was also observed that projection to latent structures or partial least squares (PLS) could be used for the effective indirect online prediction of individual monomer conversions and copolymer compositions over a substantial range of process operating conditions. A combination of the developed PLS methodology with a mid-infrared attenuated total reflection probe proved to be an effective tool for the efficient online characterization of polymer quality, thereby overcoming the lack of robust online conversion and composition measuring devices. © 2001 John Wiley & Sons, Inc. J Appl Polym Sci ...
Abstract: The aim of this study was to evaluate the viability of near infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) to detect the anomaly known as yellow stain on cork granulate. Detecting this anomaly is crucial to the cork granulate stopper industry, since it is associated with the presence of 2.4.6-Trichloroanisole (TCA), this compound having been identified as the main agent responsible for cork off-flavours. Samples for the NIRS spectra were prepared by mixing in different proportions cork granulate with high visual quality and cork granulate with yellow stain, obtaining 120 samples with 8 different percentages of yellow stain (0, 5, 10, 15, 25, 35, 50 and 100%). Two spectra per sample were collected using a Bruker MPA spectrophotometer and the partial least squares (PLS) method was used to obtain numerous equations. The best equation was obtained by utilizing the standard normal variate (SNV) spectral preprocessing, making use of only one specific part of the near infrared spectral range: 9400-4250 cm-1. This
Infrared reflection absorption and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopies are used to show that the process of carbon monoxide (CO) oxidation can occur on the surface of
Figure 2. B3LYP-D3(BJ)/def2-TZVP optimized geometry of the 2/(+)-1 and 2/(-)-1. Of interest to readers of this blog will be the DFT study of these complexes. The authors used three different well-known methods - B3LYP-D3(BJ)/def2-TZVP, M06-2x/def2-TZVP, and ωB97X-D/def2-TZVP - to compute structures and (most importantly) predict the vibrational frequencies. Interestingly, M06-2x/def2-TZVP and ωB97X-D/ def2-TZVP both failed to predict the vibrational frequency difference between the complexes with the two stereoisomers of α-pinene. However, B3LYP-D3(BJ)/def2-TZVP performed extremely well, with a mean average error (MAE) of only 1.9 cm-1 for the four different terpenes. Using this functional and the larger may-cc-pvtz basis set reduced the MAE to 1.5 cm-1 with the largest error of only 2.5 cm-1.. As the authors note, these complexes provide some fertile ground for further experimental and computational study and benchmarking.. ...
I.r. difference spectra are presented for 3-(indol-3-yl)acryloyl-, cinnamoyl-, 3-(5-methylthien-2-yl)acryloyl-, dehydrocinnamoyl- and dihydrocinnamoyl-chymotrypsins at low pH, where the acyl-enzymes are catalytically inactive. At least two absorption bands are seen in each case in the ester carbonyl stretching region of the spectrum. Cinnamoyl-chymotrypsin substituted at the carbonyl carbon atom with 13C was prepared. A difference spectrum in which 13C-substituted acyl-enzyme was subtracted from [12C]acyl-enzyme shows two bands in the ester carbonyl region and thus confirms the assignment of the features to the single ester carbonyl group. The frequencies of the ester carbonyl bands are interpreted in terms of differential hydrogen-bonding. In each case a lower-frequency relatively narrow band is assigned to a productive potentially reactive binding mode in which the carbonyl oxygen atom is inserted in the oxyanion hole of the enzyme active centre. The higher-frequency band, which is broader, is ...
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Philip J. Stephens was a theoretical chemist who brought to fruition two new forms of optical spectroscopy, using circularly polarized light, for the determination of electronic structure and molecular stereochemistry. The first was magnetic circular dichroism (MCD), the wavelength dependence of the differential absorption of left and right circularly polarized light induced by a magnetic field applied parallel to the light beam. Stephens established a methodology for extracting from MCD spectra the angular momentum characteristics of ground and excited electronic states and demonstrated applications to the assignment of the optical spectra of coordination complexes of transition metals and to metalloproteins. In the second half of his career Stephens led the field of vibrational circular dichroism (VCD), the measurement of the natural circular dichroism (CD) arising from the vibrational transitions of chiral molecules. He developed instrumental techniques to measure this weak dichroism over a ...
Near infrared spectroscopy offers the possibility of noninvasive and continuous bedside investigation of cerebral oxygenation in newborn infants. Using this technique we investigated the relationship between changes in cerebral oxygenation and hemodynamics, and changes in some physiological variables during blood transfusion in anaemic preterm infants.
The critical cooling rate for glass formation, Rc, and the crystallization kinetics of the compositions 1 2(100 - x)BaO- 1 2(100 - x)TiO2-xSiO2 with x = 20, 25, 30, 33.3 and 40 mol.% were studied using a thermal image furnace. Crystallization was studied under nonisothermal conditions and the data were analyzed using the Johnson-Mehl-Avrami (JMA) equation. The Rc and activation energy for crystallization both decrease with increasing silica content. Fresnoite, Ba2TiSi2O8, crystallized from all of the glasses when they were reheated. The infrared absorption spectra of the glasses and crystals show that they both contain (Si2O7) and square pyramidal (TiO5) groups.
In 1980 Harstein et al. [1] discovered that when a molecule was absorbed on metal surfaces, its infrared absorptions appeared more intense than what would be expected for traditional measurements. This effect was named Surface-Enhanced Infrared Absorption (SEIRA), to recall the analogy with SERS (Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy), which was already known since the beginning of 70th [2],[3]. Many papers have been published trying to explain the enhancement mechanism which may be related to the result of the enhanced optical field at the surface of metal nano-particles when illuminated at the phonon resonance frequencies. In analogy with the interpretation of the SERS effect, Osawa [4] suggested that the total enhancement is produced by the combination of electromagnetic and chemical mechanisms. Moreover, it was noticed that the enhancement was significant for the first monolayer directly attached to the metal surface and decayed sharply within 5 nm from the surface. In addition, vibrational ...
The Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy facility at the CEA Paris-Saclay is located at the Laboratory of Fundamental Mechanisms in Bioenergetics (UMR 9198). It provides the users with advanced FTIR spectrometry and responds to most of the needs of FTIR analyses.. The FTIR platform includes 4 spectrometers with many accessories: Transmission cell, ATR accessories, thermostatable liquid cells, cryostat for low temperature studies … It enables the analysis of various samples under different physical forms (see below). The laboratory has a specialization in FTIR difference spectroscopy, time-resolved FTIR, low temperature FTIR, and an expertise in the investigation of biochemical reactions and photo-induced reactions.. Equipment:. - Bruker Vertex 80V (under vacuum - to reduce noise and water vapor contamination; cryostat option; detectors: Bolometer, DTGS, MCT; spectral range between 100 and 6000 cm-1). It is interfaced with a pulsed laser Continuum Surelite+OPO (tunable between 440 and 670 ...
Results of protein secondary structure analysis are shown in Table 5. The protein internal structure α-helix and β-sheet were modeled and identified using secondary derivative function based on amide I component peaks centered at ca. 1,650 and 1,625 cm−1, respectively. We found the absorbance peak height and area intensities of protein amide I, amide II, α-helix and β-sheet height as well as their ratio in SBM, CM, and RSM. All parameters of protein secondary structure were significantly different (p,0.05) among SBM, CM, and RSM except amide I to amide II area ratio (p = 0.53). Amide I area, Amide I peak height, Amide II area, α-helix and β-sheet height in RSM were significantly lower than those in SBM and in CM (p,0.05). Reports showed that amide I region mainly resulted from C=O stretching vibration and C-N stretching vibration. The region of amide II was primarily associated with NH in-plane bending and C-N stretching, also related to C=O stretching, C-C stretching and N-C stretching ...
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Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR spectroscopy) covers a wide range of chemical applications, especially for polymers and organic compounds.
Infrared wavelengths exist on the invisible spectrum of light and cannot be seen with the human eye, but are experienced kinetically as heat. The infrared spectrum of light penetrates deeply into the epidermis and therefore fully engages the cellular and molecular network. As the rays of infrared light burrow into the epidermis, the largest human organ, they heat the body up from the inside out. The body responds to both infrared heat therapy and light to reduce inflammation by increasing circulation. Improved blood circulation intrinsically flushes inflammation out of the joints by creating a current of hyperoxygenated hemoglobin through the affected areas of the body.. When the body is exposed to the healing rays of the infrared spectrum, the living anatomy of the human body invites the light into its network system to create a domino effect on the cellular activity to decrease inflammation.. As the infrared light seeps beyond the initial membrane of the skin to penetrate into the soft tissue ...
The real problem with a small group of people who control these technologies unwatched by the public eye is its potential for great abuse. For example, we can never fully solve any accident or crime and know whether it was an EEG heterodyned crime or a regular one. Princess Dianas driver could have been EEG heterodyned and made to crash into the barrier. John Hinckley could have been made to believe that only by shooting President Reagan could he get Jody Foster to love him. I met a Colonel in the Air Force who test flew the new exotic airplanes and who was menticized after discovery of all sorts of corruption with Halliburton defense contracts. False memories were implanted in him and he was made to believe he was married and had a kid with some music star for two years. Clearly the capability exists to create Manchurian Candidates like John Hinckley. JFK junior could have been made to misinterpret the horizon or his aircraft instruments to malfunction.. All these events could have been ...
Financial support by Région Provence-Alpes-Côte dAzur, Programme Interdisciplinaire Energie CNRS and ANR Bioénergie. We thank Dr. A. Ronda and NanoTecMat technological facility for atomic force microscopy (AFM) experiments, Dr. S. Canaan and S. Robert for TLC experiments, and M. Bauzan for growing the bacteria. PM-IRRA=polarization modulation infrared reflection adsorption. ...
Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR spectroscopy) covers a wide range of chemical applications, especially for polymers and organic compounds. Learn more about the basics of this chemical analysis technique.
A single photon detector is the key device needed to build highly sensitive instruments for measuring spectra. For the past 30 years, scientists have made steady progress increasing the efficiency and sensitivity of visible and ultraviolet photon detectors while methods for detecting elusive single photons in the near-infrared (NIR) range have faltered. The methods presently in use are too static-laden, inefficient and slow, or depend on superconducting detectors, which require expensive, low-temperature operating environments. The NIST group, Lijun Ma, Oliver Slattery and Xiao Tang, wanted to develop a way to use existing detectors such as avalanche photodiode detectors (APD), which work very well for detecting visible light and are widely used, but are ineffective for the detection of NIR.. Their approach was to adapt a technique developed two years ago at NIST for quantum cryptography that "up converts" photons at one frequency to a higher frequency. The technique promotes the infrared ...
Pardo, Leonardo; Sepulcre Sánchez, Francesc; Cladera Cerdà, Josep Bartomeu; Duñach, Mireia; Labarta, A.; Tejada, J.; Padrós Morell, Esteve ...