Open-path high sensitivity atmospheric ammonia sensing with a 9 μm quantum cascade laser

David J. Miller, Mark Andrew Zondlo

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Abstract

We develop a ground-based, non-cryogenic, open-path quantum cascade laser ammonia sensor operating at 9.06μm for high sensitivity atmospheric measurements. A cylindrical mirror multi-pass optical cell and wavelength modulation spectroscopy allow for pptv detection limits.

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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    Miller, D. J., & Zondlo, M. A. (2010). Open-path high sensitivity atmospheric ammonia sensing with a 9 μm quantum cascade laser. In Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010 [5500970] (Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010).