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Raman spectroscopy

Precision engineered Raman spectrometers for fast and accurate chemical analysis.

What is Raman spectroscopy?

Raman spectroscopy is a form of vibrational spectroscopy, like infrared (IR) absorption, that provides detailed chemical and structural characterisation. The Raman technique has the benefit of being non-destructive and requiring no sample preparation.

Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman first observed Raman scattering in 1928 and subsequently received the 1930 Nobel Prize in Physics for his discovery. Today, Renishaw's high-performance Raman microscopes are widely used by scientists and engineers to understand more about the composition of materials.

Explore Raman Explained to learn the principles of Raman spectroscopy, and how it could be a powerful tool for you.

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Raman products

We produce a wide range of Raman instruments including research-grade microscopes, routine bench-top analysers, transportable fibre-optic analysers and combined (hybrid) systems.

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Raman applications

Raman spectroscopy is being successfully applied to a wide range of materials in both research and industrial laboratories. Find out more about our application areas and how we can help with your requirements.

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Discover a selection of the latest research news and case studies from our worldwide network of customers. In addition, Renishaw's applications scientists discuss trending research topics in a series of blogs. Find out how Renishaw's Raman spectroscopy products are helping scientists understand their materials better.

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Watch our webinars from anywhere in the world and learn how Renishaw's spectrometers can benefit your research. Follow the link below to register for our next live webinar or watch previous webinars on-demand.

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Webinars: The power of combined SEM Raman imaging

Access essential information on molecular chemistry and structure with the new inLuxTM SEM Raman interface for scanning electron microscopes. Register to watch the webinar; our scientists demonstrate how the inLux interface simultaneously collects co-localised Raman spectra and SEM images to give precisely located chemical and structural analysis.

Support, training and resources

Whatever your Raman analysis requirements, our team of scientists and engineers are here to provide you with expert advice as well as product, technical, and applications support.

Raman software training

Raman training

Realise the full potential of your Raman system and WiRE software. Learn to make use of all its capabilities.

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Raman videos

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Contact Renishaw Raman spectroscopy

Contact us to configure your next Raman instrument or request a demonstration. Our support team is also ready to assist you with your existing Renishaw Raman spectrometer.

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