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Photonic Applications Systems Technologies Conference
Long Beach, California United States
May 22, 2006
ISBN: 1-55752-813-6
Biological Agent Detection (PWD)

Background Suppression and Agent Detection in Multi-Dimensional Spaces

Philip D. Henshaw and Pierre C. Trepagnier


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We describe a new method for background suppression and agent detection in principal component spaces derived from spectroscopic data to develop an improved trigger sensor for bio-aerosol detection. Simulation results and laboratory data are shown.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(120.0120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology
(120.1880) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Detection
(300.0300) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy
(300.6280) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, fluorescence and luminescence

P. D. Henshaw and P. C. Trepagnier, "Background Suppression and Agent Detection in Multi-Dimensional Spaces," 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 PWD3.

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