How do lasers identify chemical structures?

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How do lasers identify chemical structures?
« on: 17/05/2011 16:56:01 »
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How do lasers identify chemical structures?
« Reply #1 on: 18/05/2011 06:58:04 »
"How do lasers identify chemical structures?"
They don't.
Generally it's chemists who do that. They might use lasers.
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