Ultra-sensitive detection of nitric oxide at 5.33 μm using an external cavity QCL based faraday rotation spectroscopic sensor platform

Rafal Lewicki, Gerard Wysocki, Jim Doty, Robert F. Curl, Frank K. Tittel

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Abstract

Magnetic rotation spectroscopy of nitric oxide at most favorable Q(3/2) transition at 1875.8 cm-1 is reported. Detection limit (1σ) at 5ppb level was obtained for a ~44cm long active optical path with 1s lock-in time constant.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2008
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)9781557528599
StatePublished - Jan 1 2008
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2008 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: May 4 2008May 9 2008

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2008
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period5/4/085/9/08

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Lewicki, R., Wysocki, G., Doty, J., Curl, R. F., & Tittel, F. K. (2008). Ultra-sensitive detection of nitric oxide at 5.33 μm using an external cavity QCL based faraday rotation spectroscopic sensor platform. In Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2008 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers). Optical Society of America.