# Fluorescence Rejection in Resonance Raman Spectroscopy Using a Picosecond-Gated Intensified Charge-Coupled Device Camera

@article{Efremov2007FluorescenceRI,
title={Fluorescence Rejection in Resonance Raman Spectroscopy Using a Picosecond-Gated Intensified Charge-Coupled Device Camera},
author={Evtim V. Efremov and Joost B Buijs and C. D. de Gooijer and Freek Ariese},
journal={Applied Spectroscopy},
year={2007},
volume={61},
pages={571 - 578}
}
• Published 1 June 2007
• Chemistry, Physics
• Applied Spectroscopy
A Raman instrument was assembled and tested that rejects typically 98–99% of background fluorescence. Use is made of short (picosecond) laser pulses and time-gated detection in order to record the Raman signals during the pulse while blocking most of the fluorescence. Our approach uses an ultrafast-gated intensified charge-coupled device (ICCD) camera as a simple and straightforward alternative to ps Kerr gating. The fluorescence rejection efficiency depends mainly on the fluorescence lifetime…
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