About the Society

    The Coblentz Society is a non-profit organization founded in 1954. Its purpose is to foster the understanding and application of vibrational spectroscopy. The Coblentz Society is a technical affiliate of the Society for Applied Spectroscopy.

Pittcon 2014 Annual Member Meeting

    The 2014 Coblentz Society Annual Member at Pittcon will be held March 5th, 2014 from 12 - 1 pm in Room S406 of the Convention Center South Building. The meeting will feature a complementary lunch buffet. Space is limited to 50 members, please register to attend as soon as possible.

Member Information

    The Coblentz Society now has an online portal for keeping your membership data current. The new portal allows members to pay their dues, and register for events online. The Society also has an online Event Calendar to help members keep track of Coblentz related events.


    The Coblentz Society participates in several conferences where vibrational spectroscopy are featured.

Spectral Collections

    The Coblentz Infrared Database is now available in a digital format that can be used for spectral searching. Click Coblentz Society Infrared Spectral Collection for ACD/Labs for more details. 
    The Coblentz Society provides reference material in the form of publications of Spectral Databases.
Special Collections (In Hardbound Books)

Website Issues

Please email any problems, suggestions, or comments to webmaster@coblentz.org

The Coblentz Society is an exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

2014 Board of Managers Vote

    The 2014 vote for the Coblentz Society's Board of Managers is currently underway. Find out more about the candidates, and then cast your vote.

The Coblentz Society Newsletter

    The Coblentz Society publishes a newsletter twice per year. Archives of all previous Coblentz Newsletters dating back to 1955 are available online.

    We welcome member submissions to the Coblentz newsletter. Submissions can be made online, through the online Newsletter Item submission form or by contacting a Coblentz newsletter editor.

Coblentz Shirts & Other Goodies

The society has polo's, the traditional t-shirts, and other gear available online.
New Polo Shirts

Coblentz Linked In Site

    Join the Coblentz LinkedIn Group LinkedIn to connect with other members.

Contact Us

Please feel free to contact us at the address shown below for additional information.

Jim Rydzak
709 Swedeland Road  
MailStop UW2831
King of Prussia, PA 19406-0939