Studies of Carbonaceous Materials Using Raman Spectroscopy

Smith, Cameron L. (2018) Studies of Carbonaceous Materials Using Raman Spectroscopy. Undergraduate thesis, under the direction of Nathan Hammer from Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Mississippi.

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Abstract

Various carbonaceous materials including graphene, treated biochar, and C60 were studied using Raman spectroscopy with particular attention given to the treatment process and the Raman enhancement methods. Such studies that focus on the treatment process are useful in determining the extent to which the species was affected via shifts in the Raman peaks. Previous collaborations have proven successful when multiple samples were studied and analyzed. The attempt to create a novel Raman enhancement technique via combination of two previously recorded techniques was ultimately unsuccessful but further work is necessary.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Creators: Smith, Cameron L.
Student's Degree Program(s): B.S. Chemistry
Thesis Advisor: Nathan Hammer
Thesis Advisor's Department: Chemistry and Biochemistry
Institution: University of Mississippi
Subjects: Q Science > QD Chemistry
Depositing User: Cameron L Smith
Date Deposited: 16 May 2018 22:11
Last Modified: 16 May 2018 22:11
URI: http://thesis.honors.olemiss.edu/id/eprint/1222

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