The Raman spectrum of gallium metal

Creighton, Alan and Withnall, R. (2000) The Raman spectrum of gallium metal. Chemical Physics Letters, 326 (3-4). pp. 311-313. ISSN 0009-2614. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Whereas metallic elements with the fee, hcp and bce structures have no Raman-active vibrations, solid gallium is found to have one Raman band at 246 cm(-1). This band is not observed for molten gallium, and it is attributed to the symmetric stretching vibration of the two Ga, units in the primitive unit cell. Since solid gallium has Raman-active vibrational modes and has already been reported to exhibit SERS, it should also exhibit plasma resonance enhancement of the Raman scattering by the metal itself, a phenomenon which has not yet been observed experimentally. (C) 2000 Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved.

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Subjects: Q Science > QD Chemistry
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