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 CO2 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 publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics
Subtitle of host publicationApplications, CLEO_Apps 2010
StatePublished - Dec 1 2010
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics: Applications, CLEO_Apps 2010 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: May 16 2010May 21 2010

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics: Applications, CLEO_Apps 2010
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period5/16/105/21/10

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Michel, A. P. M., Chen, T. P., Ko, T. S., Raj, N. V., Inyang, M. E., Bosworth, B. T., Escarra, M. D., & Gmachl, C. F. (2010). Development of a quantum cascade laser-based sensor for non-invasive CO2 monitoring. In Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics: Applications, CLEO_Apps 2010 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers).