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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 37, Iss. 24 — Dec. 15, 2012
  • pp: 5139–5141

Measurement and analysis of titanium monoxide spectra in laser-induced plasma

Alexander C. Woods, Christian G. Parigger, and James O. Hornkohl  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 37, Issue 24, pp. 5139-5141 (2012)

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We present results including measurement and analysis of titanium monoxide. Pulsed, nanosecond Nd:YAG laser radiation is used in a typical laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy arrangement to record the spectra. This scheme provides experiments analogous to pulsed laser deposition tactics and allows for time-resolved spectroscopic analysis. The computed spectra are generated from a new, accurate line-strength file that allows us to accurately predict γ (A3ΦX3Δ) and γ (B3ΠX3Δ) spectral signatures. We infer temperature on the order of 3600±700K and 4200±800K at time delays of 52 and 72 μs, respectively. Current interest in this work includes titania (TiO2) nanoparticle generation for thin film applications.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3440) Lasers and laser optics : Laser-induced breakdown
(300.6390) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, molecular
(300.6500) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, time-resolved
(310.1860) Thin films : Deposition and fabrication
(300.6365) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, laser induced breakdown

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

Original Manuscript: October 4, 2012
Revised Manuscript: November 8, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: November 13, 2012
Published: December 10, 2012

Alexander C. Woods, Christian G. Parigger, and James O. Hornkohl, "Measurement and analysis of titanium monoxide spectra in laser-induced plasma," Opt. Lett. 37, 5139-5141 (2012)

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