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 m for the hydroxyl (OH) radical detection with a 1a detection limit of 8.2108 OH radicals/cm 3.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics
Subtitle of host publicationLaser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO 2011
StatePublished - Sep 1 2011
Event2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2011 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: May 1 2011May 6 2011

Publication series

Name2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics: Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO 2011

Other

Other2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2011
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period5/1/115/6/11

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Zhao, W., Wysocki, G., Chen, W., Fertein, E., Le Coq, D., Petitprez, D., & Zhang, W. (2011). Shot-noise limited sensitive detection of OH radicals by Faraday rotation spectroscopy at 2.8 μm. In 2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics: Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO 2011 [5950390] (2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics: Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO 2011).