Table of contents for Modern Raman spectroscopy : a practical approach / Ewen Smith, Geoff Dent.

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Contents
Preface
Acknowledgements
Chapter 1		Introduction, Basic Theory, and Principles 
1	Introduction
1.1 	History
	1.2 	Basic Theory 
1.3 	Molecular Vibrations
1.4	Group Vibrations
	1.5 	An Approach to Interpretation
	1.6 	Summary 
	1.7 	Bibliography and Refs
Chapter 2 The Raman Experiment - Raman Instrumentation, Data Handling and Practical Aspects of Interpretation
2.1 Introduction
2.2 Choice of Instruments 
2.3 Visible Excitation
	2.3.1 Raman Microscopes
	2.3.2 Fibre Optic Couplings and Wave Guides
2.4 Near Infrared Excitation
	2.5 Raman Sample Preparation and Handling
		2.5.1 Raman Sample Handling
		2.5.2 Sample Mounting - Optical Considerations
	2.6 Sample Mounting Accessories
		2.6.1 Small fibres, films, liquids and powders
		2.6.2 Variable Temperature and Pressure Cells
		2.6.3 Special Applications - Thin films, catalysts
		2.6.4 Flow through/reaction cells, sample changers/automated mounts
		2.6.5 Fibre Optic and Guided Wave Sensing 
	2.7 Microscopy and Imaging 
		2.7.1 Depth Profiling
		2.7.2 Imaging and Mapping
	2.8 Calibration 
	2.9 Data Handling , Manipulation and Quantitation
		2.9.1 Production of Spectra
		2.9.2 Display of Spectra
			2.9.2.1 Spectrum Scales
			2.9.2.2 Spectral Enhancement/Loss of Data
		2.9.3 Quantitation
			2.9.3.1 Quantitation - Hardware and Sampling Features
			2.9.3.2 Quantitation - Data Handling Considerations
	 2.10 Practical Aspects of Qualitative Interpretation
2.10.1 Approach to Interpretation of a Raman Spectrum of an Unknown Sample 
	2.10.1.1 Knowledge of the Sample
	2.10.1.2 Sample Preparation Effects
	2.10.1.3 Instrument/Software Effects
	2.10.1.4 The Spectrum
2.10.2 Computer Aided Spectrum Interpretation
	2.10.2.1 Library Search Systems.
	2.10.2.2 Structural Determination Aids
6.4.1.1 Spectra Formats for Transfer and Exchange of Data 
2.10.2.4 The Internet. 
	2.11 Summary
2.12 Bibliography 
 Hard Copy Spectra Collections
	 Software Interpretation Tools, Databases, and Internet Sites
	 Refs
Chapter 3 Theory of Raman Spectroscopy
	3.1 Introduction
	3.2 Absorption and Scattering
	3.3 States of a system and Hookes Law
	3.4 The nature of polarisability and the measurement of polarisation
	3.5 The basic selection rule
3.6 Number and symmetry of vibrations
	3.7 Symmetry elements and point groups
	3.8 The mutual exclusion rule 
	3.9 The Kramer Heisenberg Dirac Expression
	3.10 Conclusions to be drawn from theory
Chapter 4 Resonance Raman Scattering
	 4.1 Introduction 
 4.2 Theorectical Aspects
4.2.1The Basic Process
 	4.2.2 Electronic information
 	4.2.3 Resonance Excitation Profile
	4.2.4 Summary
4.3 Practical Aspects
4.4 Examples Of The Use Of Resonance Raman Scattering
4.4.1 Small Molecules
4.4.2 Larger Molecules
4.5 Conclusions
Chapter 5 Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering
	5.1 Introduction
	5.2 	Theory
	5.3	Electromagnetic and charge transfer enhancement 
	5.4	Electromagnetic Excitation
	5.5	Charge Transfer 
	5.6	Selection Rules
	5.7	Applications of SERS
5.8	Applications of SERRS 
	5.9 The Basic Method
Chapter 6. Applications
 6.1	Introduction
6.2 Inorganics
6.3Art and Archaeology 
6.4 Polymers
6.4.1	Overview
6.4.2	Simple Qualitative polymer Studies
6.4.3	Quantitative Polymer Studies
6.5 Colour
6.5.1	Raman Colour Probes
6.5.2	Insitu Analysis
6.5.3	Raman studies of Tautomerism in azo dyes
6.5.4	Polymorphism in Dyes
6.6 Electronics 
6.7 Biological and Pharmaceuticals 
6.7.1 Introduction
6.7.2 Biological
6.7.3 Solid Phase Organic Chemistry
6.7.4 Pharmaceuticals
6.7.4.1	Non Contact Insitu Measurements
6.7.4.2	Molecular Specificity
6.7.4.3	Polymorphism
 	6.8 Forensics
 
		
6.9 Process Analysis and Catalysts 
	6.9.1 Introduction
	6.9.2 Electronics and Semiconductors
	6.9.3 PCl3 Production Monitoring
	6.9.4 Anatase and Rutile forms of Titanium Dioxide
	6.9.5 Polymers and Emulsions
	6.9.6 Pharmaceutical Industry
	6.9.7 Fermentations
	6.9.8 Gases
	6.9.9 Catalysts 
6.10 Summary 
Chapter 7 More Advanced Techniques
7.1 Flexible Optics
7.2 Tuneable Lasers, Frequency Doubling and Pulsed Lasers
7.3 Spatially resolved systems 
7.4 Non linear Raman spectroscopy 
7.8 Time Resolved Scattering
7.9 Raman optical activity
7.10 Ultraviolet spectroscopy
7.11 Conclusions
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Raman spectroscopy.