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The Raman spectroscopy channel covers research into all aspects of this non-destructive technique including surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS), and related applications such as drug detection, forensics, environmental analysis, art and archaeology research, food quality analysis, homeland security, cancer research and material science.   

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Last Month's Most Accessed Feature: Time for resolution: Single molecule

For the first time, chemists have succeeded in measuring the vibrational movements of a single molecule with time resolution on the femtosecond scale using time-resolved coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering.

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Webinar: October 23
Speciation Analysis of Manganese Dissolution in
Li-Ion Batteries

Manganese-based LIBs are environmentally friendly, have a good safety record, and can be produced at a lower cost than other metal-based LIBs; however, they have a shorter lifetime. One reported cause of lifetime loss is the dissolution of manganese from the cathode into the electrolyte during cycling. This presentation will discuss the analysis of cycled anode material and the separation of different degradation products.

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Micro-Raman spectroscopy combined with image analysis can be a potentially useful tool for rapid and label-free identification of normal sperm cell by providing both morphological and biochemical information.

Diamond: Hanging by a nanothread

David Bradley

Oct 1, 2014

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For the first time, scientists have made ultra-thin 'diamond nanothreads' with a unique structure that could be stiffer and stronger than known polymers and nanotubes. The team used a range of techniques including Raman spectroscopy, X-ray and neutron diffraction, nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, transmission electron microscopy and first-principle calculations to analyse and characterise the materials

A pen-on-paper approach for making SERS substrates should bring the technique closer to the real world using ink cartridges fixed to a pen to create plasmonic sensors at will.

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SERS-SERRS database

Richard Aroca

May 22, 2006

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Supplementary information to the recently published title, "Surfaced-Enhanced Vibrational Spectroscopy" by Ricardo Aroca, University of Windsor, Canada.

Download the entire Subject Index from the Handbook of Vibrational Spectroscopy.

Reproduced from the Handbook of Vibrational Spectroscopy.

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The Journal of Raman Spectroscopy is an international journal dedicated to the publication of original research at the cutting edge of all areas of science and technology related to Raman spectroscopy. The journal seeks to be the central forum for documenting the evolution of the broadly-defined field of Raman spectroscopy that includes an increasing number of rapidly developing techniques and an ever-widening array of interdisciplinary applications.

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Agilent to close NMR business

Jon Evans

Oct 16, 2014

Agilent Technologies has announced plans to close its Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) business, with the loss of around 300 jobs.

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Pittcon 2014 Editors' Gold Award – Texas Instruments

Date: Mar 10, 2014

Eileen Skelly Frame talks with this year's Pittcon Editors' Award Gold winners, Texas Instruments, about their DLP NIR scan technology.

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