Infrared spectra of NO2 recorded during a recent flight of the Balloon-borne Laser In-Situ Sensor instrument have been analyzed to determine sensitivity limits for various signal integration times. Implications for direct detection of ClO, HOCl, H2O2, COF2, OH, and HO2 are discussed.
© 1990 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: November 27, 1989
Published: December 1, 1990
Randy D. May and Christopher R. Webster, "Balloon-borne laser spectrometer measurements of NO2 with gas absorption sensitivities below 10−5," Appl. Opt. 29, 5042-5045 (1990)