A highly compact chaotic cavity for optical trace gas sensing applications

Dongxia Qu, Allen Hsu, Abhishek Agrawal, Tiffany Ko, Evgenii Narimanov, Claire Gmachl

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


We present a novel chaotic cavity for in-situ trace gas sensing. The multi-pass cavity achieves ~15-m optical path length in a cavity of only 68 mL volume with little beam overlap on the mirror.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2007
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)1557528462, 9781557528469
StatePublished - 2007
Externally publishedYes
EventFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2007 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: Sep 16 2007Sep 16 2007

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


OtherFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2007
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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