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The Use Of A Tunable Diode Laser Absorption Spectrometer For Measuring Trace Gases In Tropospheric Air
Author(s): G I Mackay; H I Schiff; D R Hastle
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Paper Abstract

The need for accurate measurements of trace gases in tropospheric air is well recognized. An instrumental system ideally suited for such measurements should have the following characteristics: 1. Universality; it should be applicable to a wide variety of gases. 2. Specificity; it should provide positive identification of the target gas. 3. Freedom of interferences from other constituents. 4. Rapid response of one minute or less, permitting real-time measurements. 5. High sensitivity of less than 1 ppbv.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 November 1983
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0438, Tunable Diode Laser Development and Spectroscopy Applications, (26 November 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.937436
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G I Mackay, Unisearch Associates Inc (Canada)
H I Schiff, Unisearch Associates Inc. (Canada)
D R Hastle, York University (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0438:
Tunable Diode Laser Development and Spectroscopy Applications
Chiwoei Wayne Lo, Editor(s)

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