Table I. Raman peaks used in curve fitting for cuticular waxes
Peak Wavelength (Approximate)Assignment
2,840 (crystalline) 2,850 (liquid)CH2 symmetric stretch
2,870 (crystalline) 2,880 (liquid)CH2 antisymmetric stretch
2,930CH2 Fermi resonance
2,952CH2 antisymmetric (out of plane)
2,964CH2 antisymmetric (in plane)
2,880 to 2,901CH2 symmetric
2,870 (very broad)CH2 Fermi resonance