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Raman and second harmonic generation spectroscopy for researching ferroelectricity in 2D materials

Researchers from Vilnius University and Oak Ridge Nation Laboratory are studying thiophosphate materials for their ferroelectric properties and how these can be used in 2D van-der-Waals heterostructures. The researchers use Raman spectroscopy and second harmonic generation spectroscopy to characterize the thiophosphates…Find out more

Petro Maksymovych
Nature Communications
2020

Photothermal Conversion Process with Nanoparticles in Water

Researchers from China are studying the conversion of solar energy using Tellurium nanoparticles. By using Raman spectroscopy, UV-VIS absorption and dark field scattering spectroscopy to characterize these particles…Find out more

Guowei Yang
Science Advances
2018

Raman Spectroscopy for Label Free Biological Imaging

A team at the University of Minnesota are using nanotechnology and optical methods to advance biosensing and bioscience analysis. By using high-resolution micro Raman spectroscopy they are able to acquire quickly without labeling biological nanoparticles…Find out more

Prashant Jain
Nano Letters
2018

Surface Enhance Raman Spectroscopy For Nanoparticle Catalysts

Researchers from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign are using surface enhance microRaman spectroscopy (SERS) to examine the mechanisms behind silver nanoparticle catalysts for ethylene..Find out more

Prashant Jain
Nature Communications
2018

Comparing Human and Emperor Penguin Enzymes via Raman Spectroscopy

Researchers from Virginia Commonwealth University investigated the similarities of human enzymes and emperor penguin enzymes as potential model systems for biochemical and physiological processes in humans. They used absorbance and Raman spectroscopy close to the electron transition energies of the enzyme…Find out more

John C. Hackett
Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry
2018