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Stratospheric Cryogenic Interferometer Balloon Experiment (SCRIBE) Interferometer Atmospheric Emission Spectra
Author(s): George A. Vanasse; David G. Murcray; Frank H. Murcray; Frank J. Murcray
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Paper Abstract

Balloon-borne measurements were made using the Stratospheric Cryogenic Interferometer Balloon Experiment (SCRIBE) interferometer from Holloman AFB on October 1983 and July 1984. The instrument obtained 0.06cm-1 resolution data with good S/N in the spectral region of 600 to 1400cm-1 with an interferometer scan time of 25 seconds. Representative spectra will be shown which demonstrate the capability of the SCRIBE interfero-meter for atmospheric emission measurements. The SNR achieved in the 750 to 1000cm-1 region was high permitting the measurement of emission gases with stratospheric concentrations of the order of PPB to a resolution of 0.06cm-1. Emission spectra of trace gas species easily identified will be presented; these include HNO3, CF1C13 (F11), FC2C12 (F12).

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 December 1985
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0553, Fourier and Computerized Infrared Spectroscopy, (20 December 1985); doi: 10.1117/12.970894
Show Author Affiliations
George A. Vanasse, Air Force Geophysics Laboratory (United States)
David G. Murcray, University of Denver (United States)
Frank H. Murcray, University of Denver (United States)
Frank J. Murcray, University of Denver (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0553:
Fourier and Computerized Infrared Spectroscopy
David G. Cameron; Jeannette G. Grasselli, Editor(s)

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