Tunable laser excitation profile of surface enhanced raman scattering from pyridine adsorbed on a copper electrode surface

Craig S. Allen, George C Schatz, Richard P. Van Duyne

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The wavelength dependence of surface enhanced Raman (SER) scattering from pyridine on a copper electrode surface has been measured and found to correlate closely with the optical properties of copper metal. The results are interpreted in the light of the image field model of the SER mechanism.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)201-205
Number of pages5
JournalChemical Physics Letters
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1980


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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

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