Definition : Fourier Transform Infrared
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What does FTIR mean?

Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) Spectroscopy, is an analytical technique used to identify the presence of certain functional groups in an organic molecule. It is an important tool used in the process of identification of unknown material. FTIR provides specific information about chemical bonding and molecular structure, making it useful for analyzing organic materials and certain inorganic materials. FTIR is widely used in organic synthesis, polymer science, petrochemical engineering, pharmaceutical industry, and food analysis.