Applied Physics B

, Volume 82, Issue 1, pp 105–109

Remote sensing of pollutants using femtosecond laser pulse fluorescence spectroscopy

  • Q. Luo
  • H.L. Xu
  • S.A. Hosseini
  • J.-F. Daigle
  • F. Théberge
  • M. Sharifi
  • S.L. Chin
Article

DOI: 10.1007/s00340-005-2008-x

Cite this article as:
Luo, Q., Xu, H., Hosseini, S. et al. Appl. Phys. B (2006) 82: 105. doi:10.1007/s00340-005-2008-x

Abstract

The fluorescence spectrum of ethanol molecules induced by femtosecond laser pulses has been recorded as the fingerprint of the molecules. It was demonstrated that, if this is combined with a LIDAR technique, the fluorescence from pollutants in the atmosphere could be detected over a long distance.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Q. Luo
    • 1
  • H.L. Xu
    • 1
  • S.A. Hosseini
    • 1
  • J.-F. Daigle
    • 1
  • F. Théberge
    • 1
  • M. Sharifi
    • 1
  • S.L. Chin
    • 1
  1. 1.Département de Physique, de Génie Physique et d’Optique and Centre d’Optique, Photonique et Laser (COPL)Université LavalQuébecCanada

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