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Novel FTIR Spectrometer for the Biological Agent Detection

  • G. Szymański
  • R. Jóźwicki
  • L. Wawrzyniuk
  • M. Rataj
  • M. Józwik
Conference paper

Abstract

This paper presents the work carried to investigate the possible usage of Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTS) to remotely detect biological agents. We present a novel design of a Fourier transform spectrometer for biological agent detection. After presenting the opto-mechanical design of the device, a brief interpretation of selected measurements acquired by the device will be discussed. The spectrometer itself was tested on field tests in May 2011.

Keywords

Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy Biological Agent FTIR Spectrometer Hyperspectral Imaging Gallium Arsenide 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Szymański
    • 1
  • R. Jóźwicki
    • 1
  • L. Wawrzyniuk
    • 1
  • M. Rataj
    • 2
  • M. Józwik
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Micromechanics and PhotonicsWarsaw University of TechnologyWarsawPoland
  2. 2.Space Research Center of Polish Academy of ScienceWarsawPoland

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