OSA's Digital Library

Applied Spectroscopy

Applied Spectroscopy


  • Vol. 48, Iss. 7 — Jul. 1, 1994
  • pp: 894–896

Near-Ultraviolet Resonance Raman Spectroscopy Using Incoherent Excitation

C. Chen, B. W. Smith, J. D. Winefordner, and M. J. Pelletier

Applied Spectroscopy, Vol. 48, Issue 7, pp. 894-896 (1994)

View Full Text Article

Acrobat PDF (310 KB)

Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

  • Export Citation/Save Click for help


The phenomenon of resonance Raman scattering was predicted by Placzek in 1934. From that time to the time of the invention of the laser in 1960, resonance Raman work was mostly performed with a large Hg arc source and with a relatively large sample volume. After the laser was introduced to Raman spectroscopy in 1962, it became the primary source for Raman spectroscopy. For far-UV resonance Raman spectra, the signals are selectively enhanced 102 to 106 times for vibrations which are associated with electronic transitions. Fluorescence or phosphoresence background from the impurity or sample itself is reduced either by the low quantum yield in the far-UV region or by the fast internal conversion to the lowest energy singlet or triplet excited state.

C. Chen, B. W. Smith, J. D. Winefordner, and M. J. Pelletier, "Near-Ultraviolet Resonance Raman Spectroscopy Using Incoherent Excitation," Appl. Spectrosc. 48, 894-896 (1994)

Sort:  Journal  |  Reset


References are not available for this paper.

Cited By

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited