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  • Vol. 42, Iss. 18 — Jun. 20, 2003
  • pp: 3524–3527

Measurements of the yield and chlorine utilization of singlet oxygen generator by use of Raman spectroscopy

Weili Zhao, Liping Duo, Fengting Sang, and Fang Chen  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 42, Issue 18, pp. 3524-3527 (2003)

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A Raman scattering system was used to measure the O2 (a1Δ) yield and the chlorine utilization in a singlet oxygen generator of chemical oxygen iodine laser with nitrogen diluent. We present the results from the tests that conducted on a 0.1-mol/s jet-type singlet oxygen-iodine generator. On the basis of the current reported uncertainty of the Raman cross section, the error in the yield measurement is calculated to be less than 8%, and the error of the chlorine utilization is 12%.

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OCIS Codes
(120.0120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology
(140.1550) Lasers and laser optics : Chemical lasers
(140.3550) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, Raman

Original Manuscript: March 25, 2002
Revised Manuscript: November 6, 2002
Published: June 20, 2003

Weili Zhao, Liping Duo, Fengting Sang, and Fang Chen, "Measurements of the yield and chlorine utilization of singlet oxygen generator by use of Raman spectroscopy," Appl. Opt. 42, 3524-3527 (2003)

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