Characterization of Red sandalwood by ICP-MS Analysis, Optical absorption and EPR spectroscopic methods
Frost, Ray L., Reddy, S. Lakshmi, Reddy, N.C. Gangi, Reddy, R. Rama Subba, Reddy, G. Siva, & Reddy, B. Jagannatha (2006) Characterization of Red sandalwood by ICP-MS Analysis, Optical absorption and EPR spectroscopic methods. Radiation Effects and Defects in Solids, 161(9), pp. 537-547.
Red sandalwood contains Cd, Fe, Ni, Mn, C, S, H elements. ICP-MS results indicate that the red sandalwood contains Ni (61.877), Cu (281.256), Ba (3722.064) and Sr (6365.482) ppm elements respectively. It has partial semi conducting nature. EPR spectrum of the sample is due to Fe(III) in tetragonal distortion and its ash sample also contains Mn(II) in addition to Fe(III). The g values obtained for Fe(III) in the sample are 6.52, 2.63 and 1.92 respectively. The observed g and A values for Mn (II) are 1.990 and 88.5 G respectively. Mn(II) may be low in concentration in the sample. Optical absorption spectrum clearly indicates the presence of both ferric iron and Ni(II) in octahedral geometry. NIR Spectrum is due to carbonate overtones and harmonics and water fundamentals.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Infared and Near infrared spectroscopy, sandlewood, Raman spectroscopy, ICP, wood|
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2006 Taylor & Francis|
|Copyright Statement:||First published in Radiation Effects and Defects in Solids 161(9):pp. 537-547.|
|Deposited On:||28 Sep 2006|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 13:24|
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