Applied Physics B

, Volume 46, Issue 3, pp 271–282 | Cite as

Laser spectroscopy applied to energy, environmental and medical research

  • S. Svanberg


Through the development of powerful laser spectroscopy techniques new means for advanced diagnostics and sample analysis have emerged. Applications of laser spectroscopy in the fields of energy, environmental and medical research are discussed. Emphasis is placed on non-intrusive diagnostic techniques for studying combustion processes, for remote monitoring of atmospheric pollutants and for industrial and medical applications of laser-induced fluorescence. Selected examples from work performed at the Lund Institute of Technology are used as illustrations, and references to books, reviews and selected papers are given.


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