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Equipment

    18. Confocal Raman Microscope

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Technique 

The method is based on a Raman spectrometer coupled to a confocal microscope, allowing high magnification visualization of a sample and Raman analysis with a microscopic laser spot with analysis in the XY (lateral) and Z (depth) axes.

Units

Microscope, laser system, detection.            

Instrument type

Commercial

Complexity level

Basic

Applications

The setup provides the capability of obtaining high quality Raman spectra and Raman based images with 1 μm spatial resolution using samples in the microgram range.