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ASTM E1683-02(2007)

Standard Practice for Testing the Performance of Scanning Raman Spectrometers

1.1 This practice covers routine testing of scanning Raman spectrometer performance and to assist in locating problems when performance has degraded. It is also intended as a guide for obtaining and reporting Raman spectra.

This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. For specific precautions, see 7.2.1.

1.2 Because of the significant dangers associated with the use of lasers, ANSI Z136.1 should be followed in conjunction with this practice.

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