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Raman spectroscopy

Watching a molecule breathe

Marrying the single-molecule detection ability of surface-enhanced Raman scattering with the extreme time resolution of ultrafast coherent spectroscopy enables the vibrations of a single molecule to be observed.

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Piatkowski, L., Hugall, J. & van Hulst, N. Watching a molecule breathe. Nature Photon 8, 589–591 (2014).

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