Raman Spectroscopy for Homeland Defense Applications (PDF)

June 2, 2004
Kevin M. Spencer

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Nancy T. Kawai

Special Issues

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Raman spectroscopy is used routinely by the agencies tasked with homeland defense, and current research using surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy shows promise for the detection of chemical warfare agents and other toxic chemicals. This article overviews some of the latest developments in the field.