Organic Functional Groups
Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy is used to measure organic and inorganic functional groups in ambient particulate matter. Recent publications are listed below.
Coury, C. Dillner, A.M., ATR-FTIR Characterization of Organic Functional Groups and Inorganic Ions in Ambient Aerosols at a Rural Site, Atmospheric Environment, 43, 940–948, 2009.
Coury, C., Dillner, A.M., A Method to Quantify Organic Functional Groups and Inorganic Compounds in Ambient Aerosols using Attenuated Total Reflectance FTIR Spectroscopy and Multivariate Chemometric Techniques, Atmospheric Environment, 41, 9309-9323, 2008.