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A field-portable, laser-diode spectrometer for the ultra-sensitive detection of hydrocarbon gases

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A field-portable, laser-diode spectrometer for the ultra-sensitive detection of hydrocarbon gases. / Gibson, G.; Monk, S. D.; Padgett, M.

In: Journal of Modern Optics, Vol. 49, No. 5-6, 04.2002, p. 769-776.

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Gibson, G. ; Monk, S. D. ; Padgett, M. / A field-portable, laser-diode spectrometer for the ultra-sensitive detection of hydrocarbon gases. In: Journal of Modern Optics. 2002 ; Vol. 49, No. 5-6. pp. 769-776.

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abstract = "We have developed a field-portable optical gas sensor for the ultra-sensitive detection of ethane. The system is based on an adaptation of a commercially available system, which uses a cryogenically cooled, lead-salt laser diode at 3.34 mum and a multi-pass astigmatic Herriott sample cell. We have adapted this system to a second derivative wavelength modulation scheme giving a lower detection limit of less than 100 parts per trillion for a one second measurement time. Our custom-designed software controls every aspect of the instrument operation from spectral scanning of the laser diode, to automatic calibration, optical alignment, spectral analysis and complete data logging.",
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