JAIC 2003, Volume 42, Number 3, Article 2 (pp. 399 to 406)
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JAIC 2003, Volume 42, Number 3, Article 2 (pp. 399 to 406)

INFRARED MICROSPECTROSCOPY USING A SYNCHROTRON SOURCE FOR ARTS-SCIENCE RESEARCH

GREGORY D. SMITH



NOTES

1. See, for example, the meeting proceedings of the Infrared and Raman Users Group (IRUG) at www.irug.org.

Table . Locations of “User-Based” Synchrotron Facilities That Offer IRSR Microscopy or Are Currently Developing IRSR Microscopy Beamlines

2. The broadband emission spans the hard x-rays to millimeter waves, although only those photons in the visible to far-IR regions are transmitted to the IRSR experimental station.



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AUTHOR INFORMATION

GREGORY D. SMITH obtained an undergraduate education at Centre College of Kentucky in chemistry and anthropology and continued his studies in the sciences and archaeology at Duke University before earning his doctorate in chemistry. After holding postdoctoral positions at University College London and the National Synchrotron Light Source, he is currently the Samuel Golden Research Fellow at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., where his research interests include applications of chemistry and vibrational microspectroscopy to the analysis of artists' materials. Address: National Gallery of Art, Scientific Research Department, Washington, D.C. 20565; g-smith@nga.gov


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