Nuclear Tracks Morphology Study Using Raman Methodology

  • Mariana Cerda Z. Departamento de Física Aplicada, Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados del IPN, Unidad Mérida.
  • J.A. Azamar-Barrios Departamento de Física Aplicada, Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados del IPN, Unidad Mérida.
  • C. Vazquez-Lopez Departamento de Física. Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados del IPN, Ciudad de México
  • R. Fragoso-Soriano Departamento de Física. Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados del IPN, Ciudad de México
  • B.E. Zendejas-Leal Departamento de Física. Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados del IPN, Ciudad de México
  • J. Rurik-Farias Instituto de Ingeniería y Tecnología Universidad Autónoma de Cd. Juárez, Chih.
  • J.I. Golzarri Instituto de Física. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Circuito de la Investigación Científica, Ciudad Universitaria. 04520, Ciudad de México
  • G. Espinosa Instituto de Física. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Circuito de la Investigación Científica, Ciudad Universitaria. 04520, Ciudad de México
Keywords: Micro-Raman spectroscopy, CR-39 SSNTD, Track morphology

Abstract

In this work, a new methodology for rendering profiles of etched nuclear tracks is presented, using confocal micro-Raman spectrometry instrumentation. The precise profile of etched nuclear tracks with normal and/or angular incidence of the particle can be determined in few minutes, with a great visual and numerical resolution, that means a quantitative and qualitative simultaneous chemical and morphology characterization with the Raman technique. The Raman image routine is designed to acquire at each image pixel a complete Raman spectrum. This is a mapping of the functional groups that form the polymeric structure, which may be broken by the damage caused by the incident radiation and/or the etching process.

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Published
2016-08-08
How to Cite
Mariana Cerda Z., J.A. Azamar-Barrios, C. Vazquez-Lopez, R. Fragoso-Soriano, B.E. Zendejas-Leal, J. Rurik-Farias, J.I. Golzarri, & G. Espinosa. (2016). Nuclear Tracks Morphology Study Using Raman Methodology . Journal of Nuclear Physics, Material Sciences, Radiation and Applications, 4(1), 241-250. https://doi.org/10.15415/jnp.2016.41023
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