News tagged with raman spectroscopy

Biosensors: Sweet and simple

Surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS) is a highly sensitive and versatile analytical tool that is widely used in biosensing applications. In conventional Raman spectroscopy, molecules are detected by their characteristic ...

dateApr 14, 2011 in Analytical Chemistry
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Securing the nation with fingerprinting materials

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers may have found a way to improve Raman spectroscopy as a tool for identifying substances in extremely low concentrations. Potential applications for Raman spectroscopy include ...

dateNov 09, 2010 in Nanophysics
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Taking a closer look at plaque

A team of University of Rochester scientists is using the technique of Raman spectroscopy to study two common dental plaque bacteria, Streptococcus sanguis and mutans. The relative balance of the two may be an indicator of ...

dateOct 26, 2010 in Biochemistry
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