Infrared fingerprint-region aerosol spectroscopy

Luke Maidment, Rhea J. Clewes, Martin D. Bowditch, Christopher R. Howle, Derryck Telford Reid

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Mie theory predicts aerosols should exhibit different mid-infrared spectral signatures to bulk materials. We verify this experimentally using broadband pulses from a 7.1-8.85-μm femtosecond optical parametric oscillator, obtaining close agreement with theoretical calculations.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCLEO: Science and Innovations 2017
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)9781943580279
Publication statusPublished - 14 May 2017
EventCLEO: Science and Innovations 2017 - San Jose, United States
Duration: 14 May 201719 May 2017


ConferenceCLEO: Science and Innovations 2017
Abbreviated titleCLEO: SI 2017
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials

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    Maidment, L., Clewes, R. J., Bowditch, M. D., Howle, C. R., & Reid, D. T. (2017). Infrared fingerprint-region aerosol spectroscopy. In CLEO: Science and Innovations 2017 [SF1M.3] Optical Society of America.