Remote Adjustable focus Raman Spectroscopy Probe

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A remote adjustable focus Raman spectroscopy probe allows for analyzing Raman scattered light from a point of interest external to the probe. An environmental barrier including at least one window separates the probe from the point of interest. An optical tube is disposed adjacent to the environmental barrier and includes along working length compound lens objective next to the window. A beam splitter and a mirror are at the other end. A mechanical means is used to translate the probe body in the X, Y, and Z directions resulting in a variable focus optical apparatus. Laser light is reflected by ... continued below

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Schmucker, John E.; Blasi, Raymond J. & Archer, William B. July 28, 1998.

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  • Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory
    Publisher Info: Bettis Atomic Power Lab., West Mifflin, PA (United States)
    Place of Publication: West Mifflin, Pennsylvania

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A remote adjustable focus Raman spectroscopy probe allows for analyzing Raman scattered light from a point of interest external to the probe. An environmental barrier including at least one window separates the probe from the point of interest. An optical tube is disposed adjacent to the environmental barrier and includes along working length compound lens objective next to the window. A beam splitter and a mirror are at the other end. A mechanical means is used to translate the probe body in the X, Y, and Z directions resulting in a variable focus optical apparatus. Laser light is reflected by the beam splitter and directed toward the compound lens objective, then through the window and focused on the point of interest. Raman scattered light is then collected by the compound lens objective and directed through the beam splitter to a mirror. A device for analyzing the light, such as a monochrometer, is coupled to the mirror.

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13 p.

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OSTI as DE00782756

Medium: P; Size: 13 pages

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  • Patent File Date: 1998 Jul 28

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  • Report No.: PATENTS-US--A9122854
  • Grant Number: AC11-88PN38014
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 782756
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc723295

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Schmucker, John E.; Blasi, Raymond J. & Archer, William B. Remote Adjustable focus Raman Spectroscopy Probe, patent, July 28, 1998; West Mifflin, Pennsylvania. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc723295/: accessed October 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.