OSA's Digital Library

Applied Spectroscopy

Applied Spectroscopy

| PUBLISHED BY SAS — AVAILABLE FROM SAS AND OSA

  • Vol. 65, Iss. 10 — Oct. 1, 2011
  • pp: 1213–1217

The Calculation of the Optical Depths of Homogeneous Plasmas: Analytical, Experimental, and Numerical Considerations

Héctor O. Di Rocco, Fausto Bredice, and Vincenzo Palleschi

Applied Spectroscopy, Vol. 65, Issue 10, pp. 1213-1217 (2011)


View Full Text Article

Acrobat PDF (394 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations
  • Export Citation/Save Click for help

Abstract

Starting from the general expressions describing the line emission by a homogeneous plasma in local thermal equilibrium (LTE), in the approximation of Lorentzian shape of the line profile, a universal expression can be obtained relating the optical depth of the line to measurable quantities such as integrated line intensity, peak value, and full width at half-maximum (FWHM). This universal curve could be used for calculating the optical depth from experimental spectra without knowledge of the spectroscopic parameters of the emission line. Examples are given using experimental and computer-generated synthetic spectra.

Citation
Héctor O. Di Rocco, Fausto Bredice, and Vincenzo Palleschi, "The Calculation of the Optical Depths of Homogeneous Plasmas: Analytical, Experimental, and Numerical Considerations," Appl. Spectrosc. 65, 1213-1217 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/as/abstract.cfm?URI=as-65-10-1213

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited