Micro Raman

This spectroscopic technique is suitable for organic and inorganic materials. The instrument is a Bruker Optics SENTERRA dispersive Raman microscope equipped with 532nm, 633nm and 785nm lasers, 20X and 50X bright field objectives, 10X, 20X, 50X long working distance and 60X water immersion objectives and computer controlled x,y,z mapping stage.

Senterra spectrometer, Bruker Optics (Courtesy WLCC)

Raman spectra of iron corrosion products commonly found on archaeological artifacts. (Courtesy WLCC)