Laser ablation graphite plasma spectra may include a characteristic continuum shape near 400-nm. This continuum may show the signature of high temperature Swings bands of the C3 molecule and/or hot carbon particle incandescence.
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L. Nemes, A. M. Keszler, J. O. Hornkohl, and C. G. Parigger, "On the 400-nm Continuum in Spectra of Laser Ablation Graphite Plasma," in Laser Applilcations to Chemical, Security and Environmental Analysis, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper TuE8.
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