Raman scattering

noun

Medical Definition of Raman scattering

: the scattering of light (as from a laser) by a pure substance that gives rise to a characteristic Raman spectrum

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“Raman scattering.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Raman%20scattering. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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