Raman scattering and the characterisation of atmospheric aerosol particles

@article{Rosen1977RamanSA,
  title={Raman scattering and the characterisation of atmospheric aerosol particles},
  author={Hal J. Rosen and Tihomir. Novakov},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1977},
  volume={266},
  pages={708-710}
}
AIRBORNE particulates have a major role in the air pollution problem. They are responsible for acid rain, reduced visibility, and, in certain size ranges, are deposited in the lungs where they can cause various disorders. Considerable effort has been expended in the analysis of these particulates using techniques such as wet chemistry, X-ray fluorescence, infrared spectroscopy and ESCA. Yet there are still great uncertainties as to the chemical form and origin of many of the particulate species… Expand
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