Competition between beer's law and enhancement in raman spectroscopy

Thomas Van Dijk, Rohit Bhargava, P. Scott Carney

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Nanoparticles enhance local fields to amplify surface enhanced Raman spectroscopic signals. Field enhancement also increases optical extinction, unexpectedly shifting the maximum Raman scattering away from resonance. Here, we quantify the interplay to predict optimal enhancement.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics, FIO 2012
StatePublished - Dec 1 2012
EventFrontiers in Optics, FIO 2012 - Rochester, NY, United States
Duration: Oct 14 2012Oct 18 2012

Publication series

NameFrontiers in Optics, FIO 2012


OtherFrontiers in Optics, FIO 2012
CountryUnited States
CityRochester, NY

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Van Dijk, T., Bhargava, R., & Carney, P. S. (2012). Competition between beer's law and enhancement in raman spectroscopy. In Frontiers in Optics, FIO 2012 (Frontiers in Optics, FIO 2012).