Remote detection of vital signs is useful in various military and security scenarios. We describe a sensor measuring CO2 in exhaled breath to 35 meters using an eye-safe tunable diode laser, for standoff respiration detection.
© 2007 OSA
(120.0120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology
(120.0280) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Remote sensing and sensors
(300.0300) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy
(300.6260) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, diode lasers
A. Wright and M. B. Frish, "Remote Detection of Breath CO2 with Tunable Diode Laser Absorption Spectroscopy," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper CThII4.
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