Microsecond Resolved IR Spectroelectrochemistry Using Dual Frequency Comb IR Lasers, with Raphael Horvath and Ian Burgess (Canadian Light Source).
A dual infrared frequency comb spectrometer with heterodyne detection has been used to perform time-resolved electrochemical attenuated total reflectance surface-enhanced infrared absorption spectroscopy (ATR-SEIRAS).
The measurement of the potential dependent desorption of a monolayer of a pyridine derivative (4-dimethylaminopyridine, DMAP) with time resolution as high as 4 μs was achieved without the use of step-scan interferometry. An analysis of the detection limit of the method as a function of both time resolution and measurement coadditions is provided and compared to step-scan experiments of an equivalent system.
Dual-frequency comb spectroscopy is shown to be highly amenable to time-resolved ATR-SEIRAS. Microsecond resolved spectra can be obtained with high spectral resolution and fractional monolayer detection limits in a total experimental duration that is 2 orders of magnitude less than the equivalent step-scan experiment.
May 28, 2020 05:00 PM in Zurich
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