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Surface-enhanced resonance Raman scattering: a sensitive and selective technique for contraband detection
Author(s): W. E. Smith; P. C. White; Richard John Lacey
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Paper Abstract

Surface enhanced resonance Raman scattering (SERRS) is rapidly emerging as a new and unique analytical tool for sensitive and selective analysis. In the form developed[l-4] in the authors' laboratory, an analyte containing a chromophore is added to a stable silver colloidal suspension and the suspension aggregated. The suspension is then excited with a laser and the scattered light collected using a conventional Raman spectrometer.

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Date Published: 17 February 1997
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 2937, Chemistry- and Biology-Based Technologies for Contraband Detection, (17 February 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.266760
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W. E. Smith, Strathclyde Univ. (United Kingdom)
P. C. White, Strathclyde Univ. (United Kingdom)
Richard John Lacey, Police Science Development Branch (United Kingdom)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2937:
Chemistry- and Biology-Based Technologies for Contraband Detection
Pierre Pilon; Steve Burmeister, Editor(s)

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