Raman effect

noun

Medical Definition of Raman effect

: a change in frequency undergone by a portion of the light that has been scattered in passage through a transparent liquid, solid, or gas whose characteristics determine the amount of change

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“Raman effect.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Raman%20effect. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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