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Abstract Volume 12 Issue 4 (2007) pp 246-247

A Thermostated Holder for a Long-Path Cylindrical UV/Vis Sample Cell

Larry Kolopajlo* and Jason Boston

Department of Chemistry, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI 48197, and Departement of Engineering Technology, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Received May 12, 2006. Accepted June 3, 2007.

Published online: 4 August 2007

Abstract. An inexpensive thermostated holder for a 10-cm cylindrical absorption cell used in common UV/vis spectrophotometers has been designed and tested. It is easily made from PVC pipe.

Key Words: Laboratories and Demonstrations; general chemistry; cell; UV spectrophotometry; visible spectrophotometry

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Issue date: August 4, 2007

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