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Amplifier enhances ring-down spectroscopy

Stewart, G. and Hitz, Breck (2004) Amplifier enhances ring-down spectroscopy. Photonics Spectra, 38 (5). pp. 124-125. ISSN 0731-1230

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In recent years, investigators have adapted the principles of ringdown spectroscopy (see sidebar, facing page) to fiber optic configurations by placing high reflectors on each end of a fiber and observing the ringdown time of an injected pulse. But a major drawback is the difficulty of creating a low-loss, high-Q resonator in an optical fiber.

Item type: Article
ID code: 7017
Keywords: ringdown spectroscopy, spectroscopy, fiber coptics, reflectors, resonator, Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering, Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics, Analytical Chemistry
Subjects: Technology > Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Department: Faculty of Engineering > Electronic and Electrical Engineering
Depositing user: Strathprints Administrator
Date Deposited: 16 Oct 2008
Last modified: 20 Oct 2015 20:14

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