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Bin REN(bren@xmu.edu.cn);Zhong-Qun TIAN(zqtian@xmu.edu.cn)


Electrochemical interface is a very important interface closely related to various energy and life processes. Surface-enhanced Raman scattering was widely used in electrochemistry soon after its discovery to understand the surface bonding,configuration,and orientation of the surface species. In recent 10 years,the fast development of nanoscience and nanotechnology has offered SERS with abundant substrates and characterization methods,which has allowed impressive development of electrochemical SERS. This articles will follow the time line to make systematically overview of SERS on Au and Ag,thin-layer transition-metal SERS,pure transition metal SERS,core-shell SERS and those methods for studying single crystal surfaces,including gap-mode SERS, TERS and SHINERS. Emphasis will be put on the history,present status and existing problems and perspectives of electrochemical SERS. We hope the present article will provide a comprehensive overview of the electrochemical SERS.


Raman spectroscopy, electrochemistry, surface: interface, adsorption

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