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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 37, Iss. 10 — May. 15, 2012
  • pp: 1706–1708

Water vapor concentration measurement in air using filament-induced fluorescence spectroscopy

Tie-Jun Wang, Huailiang Xu, Jean-François Daigle, Aravindan Sridharan, Shuai Yuan, and See Leang, Chin  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 37, Issue 10, pp. 1706-1708 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.37.001706


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Abstract

Water vapor fluorescence in air induced by femtosecond laser filaments was systematically investigated. The fluorescence signal intensity was found to be linearly proportional to the water vapor concentration, which opens up the possibility of absolute humidity measurements, even remotely.

© 2012 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.4180) Nonlinear optics : Multiphoton processes
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(300.2530) Spectroscopy : Fluorescence, laser-induced

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

History
Original Manuscript: January 4, 2012
Revised Manuscript: March 6, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: March 9, 2012
Published: May 14, 2012

Citation
Tie-Jun Wang, Huailiang Xu, Jean-François Daigle, Aravindan Sridharan, Shuai Yuan, and See Leang, "Water vapor concentration measurement in air using filament-induced fluorescence spectroscopy," Opt. Lett. 37, 1706-1708 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-37-10-1706

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