Recent advances in lasers and detector technologies and the development of low-cost instruments and fiber-optic probes have brought about an explosion in the lubrication systems being studied by Raman spectroscopy. This article provides examples of the use of Raman spectroscopy in the study of lubrication phenomena, including the characterization of liquid lubricants, lubricant additives, and solid lubricants; the study of vapor-phase lubrication; and the use of coated nanoparticles as lubricants.
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Johnson, David W., "Application of Raman Spectroscopy to Lubricants, Lubricated Surfaces and Lubrication Phenomena" (2011). Chemistry Faculty Publications. 41.
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