A diode-laser system based on sum-frequency mixing has been developed for ultraviolet absorption measurements of nitric oxide. Results from measurements on a gas turbine engine and a particulate-laden coal combustor exhaust stream are discussed.
© 2004 Optical Society of America
(120.0120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology
(120.1740) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Combustion diagnostics
(300.0300) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy
(300.6260) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, diode lasers
T. N. Anderson, R. P. Lucht, R. Barron-Jimenez, S. Hanna, J. A. Caton, T. Walther, M. S. Brown, S. Roy, J. R. Gord, I. Critchley, and L. Flamand, "Measurement of nitric oxide in gas turbine and coal combustor exhaust using a diode-laser-based ultraviolet absorption sensor," in Laser Applications to Chemical and Environmental Analysis, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper MD3.
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