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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: James C. Wyant
  • Vol. 47, Iss. 15 — May. 20, 2008
  • pp: 2852–2858

Two-color planar laser-induced fluorescence thermometry in aqueous solutions

G. Andrew Robinson, Robert P. Lucht, and Normand M. Laurendeau  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 47, Issue 15, pp. 2852-2858 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.47.002852


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Abstract

We demonstrate a two-color planar laser-induced fluorescence technique for obtaining two-dimensional temperature images in water. For this method, a pulsed Nd:YAG laser at 532 nm excites a solution of temperature-sensitive rhodamine 560 and temperature-insensitive sulforhodamine 640. The resulting emissions are optically separated through filters and detected via a charged-couple device (CCD) camera system. A ratio of the two images yields temperature images independent of incident irradiance. An uncertainty in temperature of ± 1.4 ° C is established at the 95% confidence interval.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(120.0120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology
(300.2530) Spectroscopy : Fluorescence, laser-induced

ToC Category:
Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

History
Original Manuscript: October 31, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: April 4, 2008
Published: May 14, 2008

Citation
G. Andrew Robinson, Robert P. Lucht, and Normand M. Laurendeau, "Two-color planar laser-induced fluorescence thermometry in aqueous solutions," Appl. Opt. 47, 2852-2858 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-47-15-2852


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