The present paper discusses a new, more stable, astigmatic Herriott cell employing carbon fiber stabilizing rods. Laboratory tests revealed a factor of two improvement in measurement stability compared with a present commercial design.
© 2004 Optical Society of America
(220.0220) Optical design and fabrication : Optical design and fabrication
(220.4830) Optical design and fabrication : Systems design
(300.0300) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy
(300.6340) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, infrared
C. Dyroff, A. Fried, D. Richter, J. Walega, M. S. Zahniser, and J. B. McManus, "Design and performance assessment of a stable astigmatic Herriott cell for trace gas measurements on airborne platforms," in Laser Applications to Chemical and Environmental Analysis, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper TuF8.
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