Application Note: Diffuse Reflectance Sampling with an Environmental Temperature Chamber for In-situ Reaction Monitoring
15 February 2012

The aim of this application note is to present data from a model system to illustrate the use of the PIKE DiffusIR diffuse reflectance accessory in conjunction with the environmental temperature chamber. Specifically, the dehydration of calcium oxalate monohydrate was monitored in-situ. Calcium oxalate monohydrate has become a thermal analysis standard, and is also a primary chemical component found in kidney stones.