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Polarization techniques for use with excimer-laser-based imaging of gaseous media
Author(s): Erhard W. Rothe; Wolfgang Reckers; Youngwei Gu
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Paper Abstract

Tunable ArF and KrF lasers are being used to produce species-, space-, and time-resolved images of complex gaseous media. These media may be analyzed for composition, density, temperature, or flow velocities with the observation of various laser induced light emissions. The techniques are, in general, highly selective, sensitive, and nonintrusive. We discuss methods that can yield an increase in signal, or that allow desired signals to be differentiated from interfering emissions, by the use of appropriately polarized lasers or by polarization analysis of emitted light.

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Date Published: 30 May 1995
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2513, 21st International Congress on: High-Speed Photography and Photonics, (30 May 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.209631
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Erhard W. Rothe, Wayne State Univ. (United States)
Wolfgang Reckers, Wayne State Univ. (United States)
Youngwei Gu, Wayne State Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2513:
21st International Congress on: High-Speed Photography and Photonics
Ung Kim; Joon-Sung Chang; Seung-Han Park, Editor(s)

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