Tunable mid-IR laser sources based upon fiber optic pumped difference-frequency generation (DFG) have recently made significant progress. Several advances in the design of DFG sources and detection schemes permit ultra-sensitive detection of Amin~1×E-7.
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(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(300.0300) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy
(300.6340) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, infrared
D. Richter, P. Weibring, A. Fried, and J. G. Walega, "Progress on DFG Laser Sources and Its Application to Ultra-Sensitive Trace Gas Detection," in Laser Applilcations to Chemical, Security and Environmental Analysis, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper MD1.
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