Rapid and direct screening of H:C ratio in Archean kerogen via microRaman Spectroscopy

Nicola Ferralis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Materials Science and Engineering, Cambridge, MA, United States, Emily D Matys, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, EAPS, Cambridge, MA, United States, Abigail Allwood, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, United States, Andrew H Knoll, Harvard University, Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Cambridge, MA, United States and Roger E Summons, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, MA, United States