We report single-shot femtosecond and nanosecond-polarization resolved laser-induce breakdown spectroscopy(PRLIBS) measurement results on aluminum. The resolution and detection limit of PRLIBS is highly improved, making this technique especially useful for weak atomic and ionic transitions.
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(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3440) Lasers and laser optics : Laser-induced breakdown
(300.0300) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy
(300.6365) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, laser induced breakdown
Y. Liu, J. S. Penczak, and R. J. Gordon, "Nanosecond and Femtosecond Polarization Resolved Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (PRLIBS) of Aluminum," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper CThEE4.
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