Chapter 7. Vibrational Spectroscopy from Surfaces

  1. John C. Vickerman3 and
  2. Ian S. Gilmore4
  1. Martyn E. Pemble1 and
  2. Peter Gardner2

Published Online: 27 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470721582.ch7

Surface Analysis - The Principal Techniques, 2nd Edition

Surface Analysis - The Principal Techniques, 2nd Edition

How to Cite

Pemble, M. E. and Gardner, P. (2009) Vibrational Spectroscopy from Surfaces, in Surface Analysis - The Principal Techniques, 2nd Edition (eds J. C. Vickerman and I. S. Gilmore), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470721582.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Surface Analysis Research Centre, Manchester Interdisciplinary Biocentre, School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science, The University of Manchester, Manchester, M1 7DN, UK

  2. 4

    Surface and Nanoanalysis, Quality of Life Division, National Physical Laboratory, Teddington, Middlesex, TW11 0LW, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Tyndall National Institute, ‘Lee Maltings’, Prospect Row, Cork, Ireland

  2. 2

    Manchester Interdisciplinary Biocentre, School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science, The University of Manchester, Manchester, M1 7DN, UK

  1. This chapter is dedicated to the memory of Dr Peter Hollins, who passed away on 28th March 2005.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 3 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470017630

Online ISBN: 9780470721582

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Keywords:

  • vibrational spectroscopy from surfaces;
  • Fourier transform IR (FTIR) spectrometer;
  • electron energy loss spectroscopy (EELS);
  • EELS (HREELS) experiment;
  • group theory of surface vibrations;
  • laser Raman spectroscopy from surfaces;
  • inelastic neutron scattering (INS);
  • sum-frequency generation methods;
  • infrared spectroscopy from surfaces

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Infrared Spectroscopy from Surfaces

  • Electron Energy Loss Spectroscopy (EELS)

  • The Group Theory of Surface Vibrations

  • Laser Raman Spectroscopy from Surfaces

  • Inelastic Neutron Scattering (INS)

  • Sum-Frequency Generation Methods

  • References

  • Problems