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Analysis of human hair by Raman microspectroscopy
Author(s): A. S. Plascencia-Castro; T. Cordova-Fraga; A. L. Piña-Ruiz; A. Hernández-Rayas; J. J. Bernal
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Paper Abstract

Raman microspectroscopy is an optical compound identification technique, which is widely used nowadays for different field applications. A crucial part of this technique is the focus given to the sample in the microscope because it depends on which part of the sample it will analyze. In this work, the effects of irradiating a natural hair samples, obtained from women aged 18 to 55, with a monochromatic light of the Raman spectrometer in two different focus is presented. Two different spectra were obtained with a peak in common. Depending on the information wanted, how the sample is focused plays a crucial role, either way the spectra is information-rich and may be used for biomedical applications.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 April 2017
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 10251, Biomedical Imaging and Sensing Conference, 102511B (18 April 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2269387
Show Author Affiliations
A. S. Plascencia-Castro, Univ. de Guanajuato (Mexico)
T. Cordova-Fraga, Univ. de Guanajuato (Mexico)
A. L. Piña-Ruiz, Univ. de Guanajuato (Mexico)
A. Hernández-Rayas, Univ. de Guanajuato (Mexico)
J. J. Bernal, Univ. de Guanajuato (Mexico)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10251:
Biomedical Imaging and Sensing Conference
Toyohiko Yatagai; Yoshihisa Aizu; Osamu Matoba; Yasuhiro Awatsuji, Editor(s)

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