The resonance Raman spectra of some cyanine dyes

J. ‐P Yang, Robert Callender

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The resonance Raman spectra of a series of cyanine dyes, with various lengths of the methine chain, have been obtained. This series consists of the 1,1′‐diethyl‐2,2′‐quino group basic structure. Raman spectra of some dyes with closely related structures were also measured. The Raman bands are assigned to normal modes arising from particular molecular moieties. For comparison purposes, the IR spectra of these dyes are also presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)319-321
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Raman Spectroscopy
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1985
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Spectroscopy

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