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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 20 — Oct. 7, 2013
  • pp: 23724–23735

First harmonic with wavelength modulation spectroscopy to measure integrated absorbance under low absorption

Peng Zhimin, Ding Yanjun, Jia Junwei, Lan Lijuan, Du Yanjun, and Li Zheng  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 20, pp. 23724-23735 (2013)

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Integrated absorbance (IA) can be used to infer gas temperature and concentration directly, in this paper, we proposed a new method that uses the 1st harmonic to measure the IA under low absorption conditions (<10%). Subsequently, a large number of numerical simulations are used to validate the reliability and accuracy of this method, and several absorption lines of CO2 and H2O molecules near 6981 cm–1 are selected to determine the IA and species concentration in experiments. Calculation and experiment results show that the proposed method can accurately measure IA in actual measurements.

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(300.1030) Spectroscopy : Absorption
(300.6260) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, diode lasers

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Original Manuscript: September 3, 2013
Revised Manuscript: September 20, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: September 21, 2013
Published: September 27, 2013

Peng Zhimin, Ding Yanjun, Jia Junwei, Lan Lijuan, Du Yanjun, and Li Zheng, "First harmonic with wavelength modulation spectroscopy to measure integrated absorbance under low absorption," Opt. Express 21, 23724-23735 (2013)

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