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Analytical Applications of Raman Spectroscopy

Analytical Applications of Raman Spectroscopy

Michael J. Pelletier

ISBN: 978-0-632-05305-6

May 1999, Wiley-Blackwell

492 pages

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This book is written for chemists, chemical engineers and chemical technologists who are not expert users of Raman spectroscopy technology. The background to the technique is covered along with its analytical applications. A brief introduction to Raman spectroscopy and instrumentation in general is included, along with detailed explanations of the advantages of Raman over other techniques. Emphasis is placed on the way it has been used to solve a range of analytical problems in the chemical and allied industries.


1. Introduction to Applied Raman Spectroscopy 1

2. Raman Instrumentation 53

3. Applications of Raman Spectroscopy in the Chemical Industry 106

4. Raman Spectroscopy of Synthetic Polymers 127

5. Process Control Applications for Raman Spectroscopy in the Petroleum Industry 193

6. Review of Pharmaceutical Applications of Raman Spectroscopy 224

7. Biomedical Applications of Raman Spectroscopy: Tissue Differentiation and Potential Clinical Usage 276

8. Recent Raman Spectroscopic Studies of Heterogeneous Catalysts 328

9. Raman Scattering in Carbon Materials 367

10. Semiconductors 435

Subject Index 473

Index of Spectra 477

* highly practical and relevant coverage ensured by Editor from industry leading equipment manufacturer * readers will quickly be able to understand the key features and capabilities of Raman Spectroscopy * detailed examples of all main types of application discussed in detail