Stand-off identification of aerosols using mid-infrared backscattering Fourier-transform spectroscopy

Luke Maidment, Zhaowei Zhang, Christopher R. Howle, Derryck Telford Reid

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Abstract

We show that aerosolized liquid chemicals can be identified from their optical absorption spectra by illuminating them with broadband mid-infrared pulses from an optical parametric oscillator and analyzing the backscattered light using Fourier-transform spectroscopy.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2016 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO)
PublisherIEEE
ISBN (Electronic)9781943580118
Publication statusPublished - 19 Dec 2016
Event2016 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics - San Jose, United States
Duration: 5 Jun 201610 Jun 2016

Conference

Conference2016 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics
Abbreviated titleCLEO 2016
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Period5/06/1610/06/16

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    Maidment, L., Zhang, Z., Howle, C. R., & Reid, D. T. (2016). Stand-off identification of aerosols using mid-infrared backscattering Fourier-transform spectroscopy. In 2016 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) [7788431] IEEE.