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Handbook of Raman Spectroscopy: From the Research Laboratory to the Process Line
Theory of Raman scattering evolution and revolution of Raman instrumentation - application of available technologies to spectroscopy and microscopy Raman spectroscopy and its adaptation to theExpand
FT-Raman spectroscopic study of calcium-rich and magnesium-rich carbonate minerals.
This work shows the protocol for the identification by Raman spectroscopy of different calcium and magnesium carbonates and presents a database of relevance in the search for life, extinct or extant, on Mars; this will be useful for the assessment of data obtained from remote, miniaturized Raman Spectrometers now proposed for Mars exploration. Expand
Raman spectroscopy in astrobiology
The advantages and limitations of Raman spectroscopy for the analysis of complex specimens with relevance to the detection of bio- and geomarkers in extremophilic organisms which are considered to be terrestrial analogues of possible extraterrestial life that could have developed on planetary surfaces are reviewed. Expand
Fourier transform Raman and infrared vibrational study of human skin: Assignment of spectral bands
Fourier transform (FT) Raman and infrared spectra of the outermost layer of human skin, the stratum corneum, were recorded. Assignments consistent with the FT Raman vibrations were made for the firstExpand
Fourier transform raman spectroscopy of interactions between the penetration enhancer dimethyl sulfoxide and human stratum corneum
The stratum corneum, the outermost layer of human skin, is the major barrier to transdermal delivery of most drugs. Dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO) is an established penetration enhancer. To assess itsExpand
Raman spectroscopic detection of key biomarkers of cyanobacteria and lichen symbiosis in extreme Antarctic habitats: Evaluation for Mars Lander missions
With proposals that micro-miniaturised Raman spectrometers could soon be part of a suite of analytical instrumentation on the surface of Mars, it is critically important to examine the spectralExpand
Understanding the application of Raman spectroscopy to the detection of traces of life.
A new way forward is proposed by investigating the second derivative, deconvolution, and chemometrics of the carbon first-order spectra to build a database of structural parameters that may yield distinguishable characteristics between biogenic and abiogenic carbonaceous material. Expand
A study of amber and copal samples using FT-Raman spectroscopy.
FT-Raman spectra of fossil resins cannot be used to distinguish source although the degree of maturation can be used as an indicator to narrow the range of possible geographical origins. Expand
Raman spectroscopic analysis of geological and biogeological specimens of relevance to the ExoMars mission.
The Raman spectroscopic technique does indeed demonstrate the capability to identify biomolecular signatures and the mineralogy in real-world terrestrial samples with a very high degree of success without any preconception being made about their origin and classification. Expand
FT-Raman spectroscopic study of keratotic materials: horn, hoof and tortoiseshell.
The FT-Raman spectral differences particularly between the horn and hoof specimens are very useful for the non-destructive characterisation of artefacts and provides a novel application of the technique. Expand