Inelastic light scattering from correlated electrons

  title={Inelastic light scattering from correlated electrons},
  author={Thomas P. Devereaux and Rudi U Hackl},
  journal={Reviews of Modern Physics},
Inelastic light scattering is an intensively used tool in the study of electronic properties of solids. Triggered by the discovery of high-temperature superconductivity in the cuprates and by new developments in instrumentation, light scattering in both the visible (Raman effect) and x-ray part of the electromagnetic spectrum has become a method complementary to optical (infrared) spectroscopy while providing additional and relevant information. The main purpose of the review is to position… 
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