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Cyclohexane, excited with 785 nm laser

Raman Spectroscopy: Measurement Examples

This handy guide explores a range of measurement examples for those working in the field of Raman Spectroscopy. Discover more about Polarised Raman Spectroscopy, Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering, and the 5-position grating turret of the RM5.

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What is the Stokes Shift?

Stokes Shift, named after Irish physicist George Gabriel Stokes, is the term given to the spectral shift to lower energy between the incident light and the scattered or emitted light after interaction with a sample. The Stokes Shift is an important concept in both Fluorescence and Raman spectroscopy and is introduced in this article.

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Mapping the Raman Spectra

Mapping the Raman spectra within a sample area provides previously unavailable information about the chemical and physical differences across a sample. This article uses data gathered by mapping a commercial composite pain killer tablet. Learn more about this powerful technique.

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Meet Edinburgh Instruments’ 2019 Summer Students…

Each year Edinburgh Instruments welcomes a selection of bright, aspiring young students from local schools and universities. This year we were joined by a group of eager and skilled young people who wanted to develop their skills in their preferred field. Discover more about our students and find out how Edinburgh Instruments has been preparing them for the world of work.

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The Beer-Lambert Law: Absorbance and Transmittance of light through a cuvette

The Beer-Lambert Law

In this article, the definitions of transmittance and absorbance of light by a substance are first introduced followed by an explanation of the Beer-Lambert Law.

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