Surface Raman Spectroscopy

  • W. M. Reichert
  • J. D. Andrade


A large number of publications discuss the use of Raman spectroscopy as applied to the study of polymers in the bulk and in solution(1–7) The principles of Raman scattering are thoroughly presented in modern textbooks.(7–10) This technique is extremely valuable in many areas of polymer characterization, including polymer synthesis, composition, conformation, chain orientation, stress, crosslinking, morphology, and impurity analysis. Only recently has Raman scattering been applied to the study of polymer surfaces and thin films.


Raman Spectroscopy Raman Signal Total Internal Reflection Silver Film Thin Polymer Film 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. M. Reichert
    • 1
  • J. D. Andrade
    • 1
  1. 1.Departments of Bioengineering and Materials Science and Engineering, College of EngineeringUniversity of UtahSalt Lake CityUSA

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