Quantum cascade laser-based CO2 isotope sensors for carbon sequestration and environmental monitoring

Matthew Escarra, Stephen So, David Thomazy, Loan Le, Richard Cendejas, Igor Trofimov, Claire Gmachl

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Abstract

We report a quantum cascade (QC) laser for detecting 12CO2, 13CO2, and 18OCO in carbon sequestration leak and environmental monitoring. The parallel development of a compact and efficient QC laser-based isotopic ratiometer will also be discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationOptical Instrumentation for Energy and Environmental Applications, E2 2011
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557529206
DOIs
StatePublished - 2011
EventOptical Instrumentation for Energy and Environmental Applications, E2 2011 - Austin, TX, United States
Duration: Nov 2 2011Nov 3 2011

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherOptical Instrumentation for Energy and Environmental Applications, E2 2011
CountryUnited States
CityAustin, TX
Period11/2/1111/3/11

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Escarra, M., So, S., Thomazy, D., Le, L., Cendejas, R., Trofimov, I., & Gmachl, C. (2011). Quantum cascade laser-based CO2 isotope sensors for carbon sequestration and environmental monitoring. In Optical Instrumentation for Energy and Environmental Applications, E2 2011 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers). Optical Society of America (OSA). https://doi.org/10.1364/e2.2011.ethb5