The functional group browser provides direct analysis of a particular
frequency in your IR or RAMAN spectrum. A list of best matching functional
group will be derived from all available functional group definitions
The functional group browser is available
for improving interpretation results after performing
You may add functional groups to your current interpretation result,
because the automatic routine may have missed some required functional
for a quick overview of suggested functional groups
at a particular frequency in your spectrum. In this case the browser is
used like an online electronic functional group catalog.
The analyzed spectrum is shown in the upper part of the browser. In
the tables below, suggested functional groups as well as passed and failed
interpretation rules of the active functional group are listed. For a
detailed description on the spectrum view functions, please refer to the
Additionally, a black vertical line marks the investigated frequency
in the spectrum. The line can be moved with drag and drop to the frequency
you are interested in. The list of suggested functional groups will be
updated accordingly. The list is sorted by quality to provide the best
match on top of the list.
Open the Functional Group Browser
The functional group browser can be started from the IR/RAMAN
Interpretation menu, whenever an IR or RAMAN spectrum is activated
in the data view.
Open an IR or
RAMAN spectrum in a tab window.
From the IR/RAMAN Interpretation
menu, click the Browse
Functional Groups at specific Wavelength command.
Show all Functional Groups at...
In the IR or RAMAN interpretation result view, the functional group
browser is available from the context menu in the spectrum view.
Move the mouse
pointer close to the peak of interest
in the spectrum area of the result.
Click the Right mouse button inside the
spectrum view to pop-up the context menu.
From the context menu, select
the menu entry Show Functional Groups
After selecting a frequency suggested functional groups are listed in
the matching functional groups table as described above. To add one or
more functional groups to the spectrum interpretation result, please follow
the steps below:
Click the functional group in the matching functional
groups table you like to add.
Click the Add Functional
Group to Result button.
The functional group will be transferred to the interpretation result
automatically. The browser window remains open for further frequency investigation.