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Stokes vs Anti-Stokes

  1. Aug 14, 2015 #1

    In most of the papers like


    one sees the raman spectra of crystals or molecules and the peaks are not further described (if they are stokes or antistokes). Do all the Peaks belong to the Anti-stokes-lines? And if it is so, why dont we see any stokes-lines?

  2. jcsd
  3. Aug 14, 2015 #2
    Raman processes are rather rare events (compared to the Rayleigh peak), with, in general, Stokes scattering occuring more often than Anti-Stokes events. This leads to instrumentation that uses the Stokes "regime" to collect data.

    Not really a source, but nevertheless some resource: http://www.raman.de/htmlEN/basics/intensityEng.html [Broken]
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  4. Aug 15, 2015 #3
    Ok thank you
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