Quantum cascade lasers for sensing CO2 isotopic fingerprints

Matthew Escarra, Loan Le, Richard Cendejas, Igor Trofimov, Xiaojun Wang, Jen Yu Fan, Claire F. Gmachl

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Abstract

We demonstrate a quantum cascade laser for detecting 12CO2 and 13CO2 isotopes for use in fingerprinting CO2 emissions from sources such as power plants and carbon storage reservoirs. The lasers emit a single mode at 4.32 μm in continuous wave operation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationScience and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2011
StatePublished - Dec 1 2011
EventCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2011 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: May 1 2011May 6 2011

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2011
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period5/1/115/6/11

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Escarra, M., Le, L., Cendejas, R., Trofimov, I., Wang, X., Fan, J. Y., & Gmachl, C. F. (2011). Quantum cascade lasers for sensing CO2 isotopic fingerprints. In CLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2011 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers).