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Recent advances in Raman spectroscopic measurements of the environment
Author(s): Keith Carron; Robert Milofsky; Brian Kennedy; Jungfeng Jiang; Tim Deschaine; Matt Dickey; Mary Lewis
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Paper Abstract

Raman spectroscopy has many characteristics that make it a viable method for monitoring contaminants in the environment [1 ,2]. Most significant for the work discussed in this presentation is the ability to transmit the Raman excitation (visible or NIR laser light)and the Raman scattering over long distances of optical fibers. This will allow one to operate at a workstation that is far removed from the actual site of contamination. The other advantage of Raman over similar in-situ optical methods of analysis is a high degree of molecular specificity. Raman is capable of providing molecular identification of the analyte.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 November 1996
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2835, Advanced Technologies for Environmental Monitoring and Remediation, (26 November 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.259756
Show Author Affiliations
Keith Carron, Univ. of Wyoming (United States)
Robert Milofsky, Univ. of Wyoming (United States)
Brian Kennedy, Univ. of Wyoming (United States)
Jungfeng Jiang, Univ. of Wyoming (United States)
Tim Deschaine, Univ. of Wyoming (United States)
Matt Dickey, Univ. of Wyoming (United States)
Mary Lewis, Univ. of Wyoming (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2835:
Advanced Technologies for Environmental Monitoring and Remediation
Tuan Vo-Dinh, Editor(s)

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