A fiber coupled LIBS system is used for detection of mines and explosives. Laser excitation at 1.5 µm is preferred to generate LIBS signals using an Er:Glass microchiplaser as seedlaser for an Yb:Er fiber amplifier.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(300.0300) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy
(300.6360) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, laser
C. Bohling, K. Hohmann, D. Scheel, D. Nodop, C. Bauer, J. Burgmeier, W. Schade, and G. Holl, "Real-Time Detection of Mines and Explosives by Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper PThD3.
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