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Raman Monochromators and Polychromators

Theory and Instrumentation

Instrumentation for Raman Spectroscopy

  1. Michael J. Pelletier

Published Online: 15 AUG 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470027320.s0401

Handbook of Vibrational Spectroscopy

Handbook of Vibrational Spectroscopy

How to Cite

Pelletier, M. J. 2006. Raman Monochromators and Polychromators. Handbook of Vibrational Spectroscopy. .

Author Information

  1. Kaiser Optical Systems, Inc., Ann Arbor, MI, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 AUG 2006

Abstract

The sections in this article are

  • Introduction
    • Terminology
    • Article Layout
  • Critical Performance Needs
    • Efficient Use of Photons
    • Stray Light
    • Spectral Resolution
    • Calibration Stability
    • Data Acquisition Speed
    • Operational Flexibility
    • Cost
  • Key Components
    • Diffraction Gratings
    • Mirrors
    • Multielement Lenses
    • Focal Reducers
    • Laser Blocking Filters
    • Bandpass Filters
    • Slits
  • Properties Common to Both Dispersive Monochromators and Spectrographs
    • Optimal Slit Width
    • Dispersion
    • Focusing Tolerance
    • Polarization Effects
  • Monochromators
    • Nondispersive Monochromators
    • Dispersive Single-Stage Monochromators
    • Dispersive Multiple-Stage Monochromators
  • Polychromators
    • Multiple-Filter Polychromators
    • One-Dimensional Dispersive Spectrographs
    • Two-Dimensional Spectrographs