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The author makes a misleading statement on the principles of FTIR (Page 22). "Interferogram signals are additive, so the actual signal measured by the detector will be sum of two cosine waves seen in top of figure 2.5." This is never meant to be so. Only electric field can sums up directly. The signal received by detector, called "intensity", is square of electric field.
Review: Fundamentals of Fourier Transform Infrared SpectroscopyUser Review - Jenn A. - Goodreads
As the description promises, it provides an in-depth look at how FTIR works, without launching into detailed technical explanations of how to do the transforms (interesting, but not applicable to the ... Read full review