Signal-to-Noise in Raman Spectroscopy

  1. Richard L. McCreery

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0471721646.ch4

Raman Spectroscopy for Chemical Analysis

Raman Spectroscopy for Chemical Analysis

How to Cite

McCreery, R. L. (2000) Signal-to-Noise in Raman Spectroscopy, in Raman Spectroscopy for Chemical Analysis, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471721646.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 1 SEP 2000

Book Series:

  1. Chemical Analysis

Book Series Editors:

  1. J. D. Winefordner

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471252870

Online ISBN: 9780471721642



  • signal-to-noise ratio;
  • noise sources;
  • noise detection;
  • multiplex spectrometers;
  • Raman spectroscopy


This chapter includes the following topics:

  • Definition and Measurement of SNR

  • Noise Sources

  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio Expressions

  • SNR Figure of Merit

  • SNR and Detection Limits

  • SNR for Multiplex Spectrometers