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Observation Of NH Infrared Emission Using Fourier Spectroscopy
Author(s): Peter Hansen; Hajime Sakai; Mark Esplin
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Paper Abstract

The technique of Fourier spectroscopy is instrumental in achieving a high sensitivity for the spectrometry of detecting weak infrared emission sources. In our survey study conducted on the infrared emission of the atmospheric species, this fact is fully appreciated; both the multiplex advantage and the interferometric gain on collecting the infrared photons, together with our emission source of a 36-meter-long electric discharge column, are essential to detect various atmospheric bands and lines, some well known and some little known. Lately, we succeeded to observe the infrared vibration fundamental band of NH which was previously undetected.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 October 1979
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0191, Multiplex and/or High Throughput Spectroscopy, (29 October 1979); doi: 10.1117/12.957807
Show Author Affiliations
Peter Hansen, University of Massachusetts (United States)
Hajime Sakai, University of Massachusetts (United States)
Mark Esplin, University of Massachusetts (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0191:
Multiplex and/or High Throughput Spectroscopy
George A. Vanasse, Editor(s)

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