Asphaltene detection using Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering (SERS)

O. O. Alabi, A. N. F. Edilbi, C. Brolly, D. Muirhead, J. Parnell, R. Stacey, Stephen Alan Bowden (Corresponding Author)

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Surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy using a gold substrate and
excitation at 514 nm can detect sub parts per million quantities of
asphaltene and thereby petroleum. This simple format and sensitivity make it transformative for applications including sample
triage, flow assurance, environmental protection and analysis of
unique one of a kind materials.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7152-7155
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number33
Early online date16 Mar 2015
Publication statusPublished - 2015



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