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Multilaser Herriott cell for planetary tunable laser spectrometers

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dc.contributor.author Tarsitano, Christopher G.
dc.contributor.author Webster, Christopher R.
dc.date.accessioned 2008-11-11T20:58:06Z
dc.date.available 2008-11-11T20:58:06Z
dc.date.issued 2007-09-24
dc.identifier.citation Applied Optics Vol. 46, No 28, p.6923-6935, October 1, 2007, doi.org/10.1364/AO.46.006923 en_US
dc.identifier.clearanceno 06-2514
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/41014
dc.description.abstract Geometric optics and matrix methods are used to mathematically model multilaser Herriott cells for tunable laser absorption spectrometers for planetary missions. The Herriott cells presented accommodate several laser sources that follow independent optical paths but probe a single gas cell. Strategically placed output holes located in the far mirrors of the Herriott cells reduce the size of the spectrometers. A four-channel Herriott cell configuration is presented for the specific application as the sample cell of the tunable laser spectrometer instrument selected for the sample analysis at Mars analytical suite on the 2009 Mars Science Laboratory mission. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship NASA/JPL en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Optical Society of America en_US
dc.subject interband cascade en_US
dc.subject lasers en_US
dc.subject multipass absorption cells en_US
dc.subject continuous-wave en_US
dc.subject operation en_US
dc.subject ring-down spectroscopy en_US
dc.title Multilaser Herriott cell for planetary tunable laser spectrometers en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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