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Fluorescence In The IR
Author(s): Ray Kaminski; Karen Rubelowsky
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Paper Abstract

Interest in the longer wavelength region of the electromagnetic spectrum has recently been spurred by research in electro-optics and materials science. Some of the techniques and hardware developed for those applications now allow fluorescence spectroscopy to stretch beyond the traditional boundaries of the ultra-violet and visible spectrum. One recent field of inquiry in IR fluorescence involves the characterization of solid-state laser materials such as Nd:YAG. In the photochemical area, singlet oxygen has been proposed as one of the primary intermediates of light-induced aging in polymers. Singlet oxygen is also of interest as a participant in certain biological mechanisms. As it happens both of these materials have major emissions in the region above one micron.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 April 1988
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0910, Fluorescence Detection II, (27 April 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.945429
Show Author Affiliations
Ray Kaminski, SPEX Industries. Inc. (United States)
Karen Rubelowsky, SPEX Industries. Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0910:
Fluorescence Detection II
E. Roland Menzel, Editor(s)

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