In situ TDLAS spectrometers for environmental applications are presented: An ultra-light-weight balloon-borne CH4/H2O-sensor for stratospheric sounding; a calibration-free H2O-vapor-sensor for ice clouds; and a robust O2-spectrometer to analyze dense water sprays during fire suppression.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(120.0120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology
(120.6200) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Spectrometers and spectroscopic instrumentation
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.2020) Lasers and laser optics : Diode lasers
V. Ebert, "In situ Absorption Spectrometers Using Near-IR Diode Lasers and Rugged Multi-Path-Optics for Environmental Field Measurements," in Laser Applilcations to Chemical, Security and Environmental Analysis, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper WB1.