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Identification of fibers

Learn how IR microspectroscopy allows to identify the chemical nature of fibers.

The application note shows several examples of the IR-microscopic measurement of individual fibers and the common approaches of data evaluation.

  • Workflow of the microanalysis including preparation, measurement and data evaluation
  • Identification of unknown fibers
  • Mapping measurement on a single human hair, showing the chemical contrast between natural and bleached hair