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In situ planetary mineralogy using simultaneous time resolved fluorescence and Raman spectroscopy

Blacksberg, J. and Rossman, George R. (2011) In situ planetary mineralogy using simultaneous time resolved fluorescence and Raman spectroscopy. In: Conference on Micro-Raman and Luminescence Studies in the Earth and Planetary Sciences (CORALS II). Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI) Contribution. No.1616. , Art. No. 4048. ISBN 4814119891.

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Micro-Raman spectroscopy is one of the primary methods of mineralogical analysis in the laboratory, and more recently in the field. Because of its versatility and ability to interrogate rocks in their natural form (Figure 1), it is one of the frontrunners for the next generation of in situ instruments designed to explore adiverse set of solar system bodies (e.g. Mars, Venus, the Moon, and other primitive bodies such as asteroids and the Martian moons Phobos and Deimos), as well as for pre-selection of rock and soil samples for cache and return missions.

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Additional Information:© 2011 Lunar and Planetary Institute. The research described in this publication was carried out at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, under a contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. CW Raman measurements were performed at the California Institute of Technology, and time-resolved experiments at JPL.
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