Recent developments of sensors based on infrared semiconductor lasers for the detection of trace gas species will be described. Several examples of real world applications in environmental monitoring and medical diagnostics will be reported.
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(280.0280) Remote sensing and sensors : Remote sensing and sensors
(280.3420) Remote sensing and sensors : Laser sensors
(300.0300) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy
(300.6340) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, infrared
F. K. Tittel, Y. A. Bakhirkin, A. A. Kosterev, M. R. McCurdy, T. Mosely, S. G. So, and G. Wysocki, "Recent Advances and Applications of Semiconductor Laser based Gas Sensor Technology," in Laser Applilcations to Chemical, Security and Environmental Analysis, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper ThA1.
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