Infrared Imaging of Cotton Fiber Bundles Using a Focal Plane Array Detector and a Single Reflectance Accessory
AbstractInfrared imaging is gaining attention as a technique used in the examination of cotton fibers. This type of imaging combines spectral analysis with spatial resolution to create visual images that examine sample composition and distribution. Herein, we report on the use of an infrared instrument equipped with a reflection accessory and an array detector system for the examination of cotton fiber bundles. Cotton vibrational spectra and chemical images were acquired by grouping pixels in the detector array. This technique reduced spectral noise and was employed to visualize cell wall development in cotton fibers bundles. Fourier transform infrared spectra reveal band changes in the C–O bending region that matched previous studies. Imaging studies were quick, relied on small amounts of sample and provided a distribution of the cotton fiber cell wall composition. Thus, imaging of cotton bundles with an infrared detector array has potential for use in cotton fiber examinations. View Full-Text
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Santiago Cintrón, M.; Montalvo, J.G.; Von Hoven, T.; Rodgers, J.E.; Hinchliffe, D.J.; Madison, C.; Thyssen, G.N.; Zeng, L. Infrared Imaging of Cotton Fiber Bundles Using a Focal Plane Array Detector and a Single Reflectance Accessory. Fibers 2016, 4, 27.
Santiago Cintrón M, Montalvo JG, Von Hoven T, Rodgers JE, Hinchliffe DJ, Madison C, Thyssen GN, Zeng L. Infrared Imaging of Cotton Fiber Bundles Using a Focal Plane Array Detector and a Single Reflectance Accessory. Fibers. 2016; 4(4):27.Chicago/Turabian Style
Santiago Cintrón, Michael; Montalvo, Joseph G.; Von Hoven, Terri; Rodgers, James E.; Hinchliffe, Doug J.; Madison, Crista; Thyssen, Gregory N.; Zeng, Linghe. 2016. "Infrared Imaging of Cotton Fiber Bundles Using a Focal Plane Array Detector and a Single Reflectance Accessory." Fibers 4, no. 4: 27.
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