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Nanosecond transient absorption spectrophotometer with dye laser probe and computer control
Author(s): J. Jasny; Jerzy Sepiol; J. Karpiuk; J. Gilewski
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Paper Abstract

Computer controlled apparatus for laser flash spectroscopy has been constructed. Nitrogen laser (energy 1 inJ, pulse width 1 ns) is used both for excitation of the sample and for pumping the tunable dye laser which serves as a source of monitoring light. Two different scans are possible: (i) a mode with a fixed wavelength of the inonitoring light - the temporal evolution of the transient absorption in the range from -2 ns up to 100 ns can be observed by changing the length of the variable self-compensating optical delay line, (ii) a mode with a fixed time delay - the corresponding transient absorption in the range 380 - 800 nm can be measured. For illustration, time evolution of transient absorption and time resolved spectra of benzanthracene in ethanol are reported.

Paper Details

Date Published: 24 September 1993
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1711, High-Performance Optical Spectrometry, (24 September 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.155656
Show Author Affiliations
J. Jasny, Institute of Physical Chemistry (Poland)
Jerzy Sepiol, Institute of Physical Chemistry (Poland)
J. Karpiuk, Institute of Physical Chemistry (Poland)
J. Gilewski, Institute of Physical Chemistry (Poland)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1711:
High-Performance Optical Spectrometry
Maksymilian Pluta; Aleksandra Kopystynska; Mariusz Szyjer, Editor(s)

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