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 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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    Miller, D. J., & Zondlo, M. A. (2010). Open-path high sensitivity atmospheric ammonia sensing with a 9 μm quantum cascade laser. In Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics: Applications, CLEO_Apps 2010 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers).