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Quantitative analysis with FT-Raman: pratfalls and possibilities
Author(s): Phillip J. Stout; K. Krishnan
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Paper Abstract

FT-Raman and quantitative analysis are by some standards a rough mix. Scattering efficiencies of samples are dependent on a variety of factors. For example, sample morphology, homogeneity, beam geometry, sample presentation to excitation source, to name but a few, may all contribute towards scattering efficiency. Add to this the possibility for source radiation variation. These, together with the lower signal-to-noise generally available in a Raman experiment as compared with a mid-IR experiment, make the possibility of performing a satisfactory quantitative analysis with FT-Raman seem remote. However, the possibilities of FT-Raman make the goal of quantitative analysis by this technique an attractive one: ease of sample preparation, speed of data collection, non-destructive nature, and possibilities for remote analysis.

Paper Details

Date Published: 31 January 1994
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 2089, 9th International Conference on Fourier Transform Spectroscopy, (31 January 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.166712
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Phillip J. Stout, Bio-Rad Labs., Inc. (United States)
K. Krishnan, Bio-Rad Labs., Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2089:
9th International Conference on Fourier Transform Spectroscopy
John E. Bertie; Hal Wieser, Editor(s)

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