Development of a quantum cascade laser-based sensor for non-invasive CO2 monitoring

Anna P M Michel, Tina P. Chen, Tiffany S. Ko, Nevin V. Raj, Meyeneobong E. Inyang, Bryan T. Bosworth, Matthew D. Escarra, Claire F. Gmachl

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Abstract

A novel device is proposed for the non-invasive measurement of CO 2 utilizing reflectance of the skin surface by a mid-infrared quantum cascade laser. We demonstrate CO2 detection in a polymer at levels of biological importance.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationLasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference
Subtitle of host publication2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010
StatePublished - Oct 11 2010
EventLasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: May 16 2010May 21 2010

Publication series

NameLasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010

Other

OtherLasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period5/16/105/21/10

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Radiation

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