Laser Raman Scattering Applications

  • R. Goulard


The advent of laser sources, better optical instruments, and photon counting techniques has put Raman scattering within the range of a number of practical uses. The measurement of densities and temperatures has been demonstrated in numerous laboratory and field situations. In this paper, we consider the factors that determine the feasibility of Raman scattering measurements. The compromise between accuracy and time resolution is discussed in terms of desirable applications to short-lived processes (turbulence, kinetics, etc.).


Raman Scattering Rayleigh Scattering Ruby Laser Raman Effect Small Scale Turbulence 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Goulard
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  1. 1.Project SquidPurdue UniversityUSA

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