Absorption lines in the range of 0.2-4.2 THz for the distilled water and water vapor in the atmosphere have directly been measured for the first time by tuning a coherent and monochromatic THz source.
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(010.0010) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric and oceanic optics
(010.1320) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric transmittance
(010.7340) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Water
W. Shi and Y. J. Ding, "Direct measurement of resonant frequencies for H2O in the range of 0.2-4.2 THz by frequency-tuning monochromatic THz source," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper CMG2.