Measurement Techniques

, Volume 42, Issue 2, pp 115–122 | Cite as

Absorption index error due to saturation in the laser sensing of an axisymmetrical inhomogeneity

  • V. M. Popovnin
Optophysical Measurements


A technique is formulated for estimating the error of the absorption index due to saturation. In experiments an axisymmetrical inhomogeneity is sensed by a laser. The influence of the saturation effect on the reconstruction of the function representing the absorption index of the inhomogeneity is modeled mathematically. Error calculations are performed for a series of structures. Several simplified methods are devised for estimating the saturation error.


Spectral Line Absorption Index Laser Spectroscopy Saturation Effect Transverse Relaxation Time 
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