Advisor(s) - Committee Chair
Yan Cao (Director), Michael Carini, Ali Er, Ivan Novikov, and Sanju Gupta
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Master of Science
To help address the growing need for more and better sensors, an attempt was made to produce an in-situ mass and spectroscopic analysis of liquid and solid samples, to characterize samples and sensors. Spectroscopic analysis consisted of Raman and FTIR where mass measurements were carried out. The sample or sensor’s holder would allow for spectroscopic analysis as well as expose the sample to high temperatures and various chemicals. While Raman and FTIR were successful in producing reliable and consistent data, the constructed watt balance was not. This failure was a result of eliminate vibrational noise.
Jones, Kolton K., "An Integration Setup if the in-situ Mass and Spectroscopic Analysis for Volatile Liquids or Solids" (2018). Masters Theses & Specialist Projects. Paper 2064.