Argonne National Laboratory

Center for Nanoscale Materials

Raman Spectrsocopy Short Course


A hands-on demonstration of the capabilities of the CNM's Renishaw inVia confocal Raman microscope will be presented in a 1/2-day short course.  Registration in advance is required and is limited to the first 20 registrants.

Saturday, October 23

8:45 - 9:30  Group I Lecture, A105/106

8:45 - 10:15 Group II Hands-on demonstration, B106

9:30 - 10:15 Group I Facility Tour

10:15  Coffee Break

10:30 - 11:15 Group II Lecture, A105/106

10:30 - 12:00 Group I Hands-on demonstration, B106

11:15 - 12:00 Group II Facility Tour

NOTE:  This course is now FULL.  A wait list exists and final confirmations will be made closer to the meeting date.

Subjects to be discussed and demonstrated in this Short Course include:

  • Basic Raman spectroscopy concepts
  • Anatomy of a confocal Raman microscope
  • Sample preparation
  • Simple spectra collection
  • Effects of excitation wavelength
  • Point mapping
  • Line/area mapping
  • Z-profiling


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