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  • Vol. 16, Iss. 4 — Dec. 25, 2012
  • pp: 325–330

Implementation of Differential Absorption LIDAR (DIAL) for Molecular Iodine Measurements Using Injection-Seeded Laser

Sungchul Choi, Sunghoon Baik, Seungkyu Park, Nakgyu Park, and Dukhyeon Kim  »View Author Affiliations


Journal of the Optical Society of Korea, Vol. 16, Issue 4, pp. 325-330 (2012)


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Abstract

Differential absorption LIDAR (DIAL) is frequently used for atmospheric gas monitoring to detect impurities such as nitrogen dioxide, sulfur dioxide, iodine, and ozone. However, large differences in the on- and off-line laser wavelengths can cause serious errors owing to differential aerosol scattering. To resolve this problem, we have developed a new DIAL system for iodine vapor measurements in particular. The suggested DIAL system uses only one laser under seeded and unseeded conditions. To check the detection-sensitivity and error effects, we compared the results from a system using two seeded lasers with those from a system using a seeded and an unseeded laser. We demonstrate that the iodine concentration sensitivity of our system is improved in comparison to the conventional two seeded or two unseeded laser combinations.

© 2012 Optical Society of Korea

OCIS Codes
(010.0010) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric and oceanic optics
(010.1100) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Aerosol detection
(010.1310) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric scattering
(010.3640) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Lidar

History
Original Manuscript: October 5, 2012
Revised Manuscript: October 22, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: October 22, 2012
Published: December 25, 2012

Citation
Sungchul Choi, Sunghoon Baik, Seungkyu Park, Nakgyu Park, and Dukhyeon Kim, "Implementation of Differential Absorption LIDAR (DIAL) for Molecular Iodine Measurements Using Injection-Seeded Laser," J. Opt. Soc. Korea 16, 325-330 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josk/abstract.cfm?URI=josk-16-4-325


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