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Three Color Laser Fluorometer For Studies Of Phytoplankton Fluorescence
Author(s): David A Phinney; C S Yentsch; J Rohrer
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Paper Abstract

A three color laser fluororneter has been developed for field work operations. Using two tunable dye lasers (excitation wavelengths at 440 m and 530 an), broadband wavelength optical filters were selected to obtain maximum fluorescence sensitivity at wavelengths >675 an (chlorophyll) and 575 an (+15 an (phycoerythrin)). The laser fluorometer permits the measurement of phytoplankton pigments under static or flawing conditions and more closely resembles the time scales (ns) and energy levels (mW) of other laser-induced fluorescence instruments.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 August 1988
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0925, Ocean Optics IX, (12 August 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.945721
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David A Phinney, Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences (United States)
C S Yentsch, Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences (United States)
J Rohrer, Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0925:
Ocean Optics IX
Marvin A. Blizard, Editor(s)

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