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  • Vol. 44, Iss. 18 — Jun. 20, 2005
  • pp: 3668–3674

Glass-batch composition monitoring by laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy

Bansi Lal, Fang-Yu Yueh, and Jagdish P. Singh  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 44, Issue 18, pp. 3668-3674 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.44.003668


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Abstract

Laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy is an almost ideal technique for the in situ monitoring of the composition of a glass batch before it enters the glass-melting furnace, saving a significant amount of energy by the optimization of the furnace parameters for a particular composition of the glass batch. We investigate this application of laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy by determining the elemental composition of the glass batch used (i) as a surrogate for radioactive glass waste and (ii) to manufacture the most common type of flat glass. The surrogate glass-batch and flat-glass calibration curves for the major constituents have been prepared using both the line intensity and the line-intensity ratio. The analytical figure of merit of the glass-batch data obtained from the two different detection systems, namely, the Czerny–Turner spectrometer with an intensified diode-array detector and the echelle spectrometer fitted with an intensified CCD camera, are compared.

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OCIS Codes
(120.6200) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Spectrometers and spectroscopic instrumentation
(140.3440) Lasers and laser optics : Laser-induced breakdown
(300.2140) Spectroscopy : Emission
(300.6210) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, atomic

History
Original Manuscript: September 1, 2004
Revised Manuscript: March 8, 2005
Manuscript Accepted: March 11, 2005
Published: June 20, 2005

Citation
Bansi Lal, Fang-Yu Yueh, and Jagdish P. Singh, "Glass-batch composition monitoring by laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy," Appl. Opt. 44, 3668-3674 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-44-18-3668


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