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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 18 — Aug. 29, 2011
  • pp: 17021–17029

Experimental study on the characteristics of molecular emission spectroscopy for the analysis of solid materials containing C and N

Meirong Dong, Jidong Lu, Shunchun Yao, Ziming Zhong, Junyan Li, Jun Li, and Weiye Lu  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 18, pp. 17021-17029 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.017021


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Abstract

Solid materials with different structure containing C and N were analyzed by laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS). Comparing the emission molecular species in different atmosphere (air and argon), it can be determined that whether the molecular species are directly vaporized from sample or generated through dissociation or the interaction between plasma and air molecules. The results showed that the characteristic of C2 bands emission is similar with that of neutral atomic carbon emission CI in different atmosphere (air and argon). While the characteristic of CN bands emission is more complicated and it has great relationship with the existence of CN radicals, the interaction between plasma and air ambient, and the recombination of excited partials.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3440) Lasers and laser optics : Laser-induced breakdown
(300.6210) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, atomic
(300.6360) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, laser
(300.6390) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, molecular

ToC Category:
Spectroscopy

History
Original Manuscript: June 20, 2011
Revised Manuscript: August 4, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: August 4, 2011
Published: August 16, 2011

Citation
Meirong Dong, Jidong Lu, Shunchun Yao, Ziming Zhong, Junyan Li, Jun Li, and Weiye Lu, "Experimental study on the characteristics of molecular emission spectroscopy for the analysis of solid materials containing C and N," Opt. Express 19, 17021-17029 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-19-18-17021


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