Shot-noise limited sensitive detection of OH radicals by faraday rotation spectroscopy at 2.8 μm

Weixiong Zhao, Gerard Wysocki, Weidong Chen, Eric Fertein, David Le Coq, Denis Petitprez, Weijun Zhang

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Abstract

We report on the development of a Faraday rotation spectroscopy instrument using a DFB diode laser operating at 2.8 μm for the hydroxyl (OH) radical detection with a 1σ detection limit of 8.2×108 OH radicals/cm3.

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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