It is shown that the optoacoustic effect in gases can be used for radiometric remote trace-gas analysis. The relevant physical principles involved are outlined and practical limitations are discussed and shown to be rather severe.
© 1980 Optical Society of America
P. Perlmutter, S. Shtrikman, and M. Slatkine, "Optoacoustic radiometry for remote trace-gas analysis," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 70, 1006-1009 (1980)