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Main Title Application of a Fabry-Perot interferometry to remote sensing of pollutants gaseous /
Author Smith, William Hayden.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
King, Robert A.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Environmental Sciences Research Laboratory,
Year Published 1977
Report Number EPA-600/2-77-154; EPA-68-02-0327, EPA-R-800805
Stock Number PB-273 101
OCLC Number 42357523
Subjects Air--Pollution--Measurement ; Fabry-Perot interferometers
Additional Subjects Remote sensing ; Interferometers ; Raman spectroscopy ; Gas detectors ; Optical scanners ; Light scattering ; Design criteria ; Performance evaluation ; Filters ; Gas analysis ; Chemical analysis ; Sensitivity ; Air pollution ; Fabry-Perot interferometers ; Air pollution detection
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EJBD ARCHIVE EPA 600-2-77-154 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 01/30/2012
EJBD  EPA 600-2-77-154 c.1 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 02/26/2014
EKBD  EPA-600/2-77-154 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 06/20/2003
ESAD  EPA 600-2-77-154 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 03/23/2010
NTIS  PB-273 101 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation viii, 134 pp. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Abstract A method for the remote sensing of molecular species via the rotational Raman effect was developed. The method uses the properties of a scanning Fabry-Perot interferometer to multiplex the spectra in a manner specific for a given species. Furthermore, the method allows the 'in principle' sensitivity of remote pollutants to be increased by as much as 10,000 over the vibrational Raman effect. To achieve this goal, a scheme was developed for the rejection of the Raman spectra of the abundant background gases, N2 and O2. This was accomplished efficiently and with little loss of the Raman scattered light from the pollutant species. Laboratory measurements were conducted to demonstrate the method for a few specific cases; results were encouraging. In addition to the light rejection scheme actually used, a radically new technique using the polarization properties of the Raman scattered light was also developed.
Notes "EPA 600/2-77/154". EPA contract no. 68-02-0327 ; grant no. 800805 ; EPA project officer: William F. Herget. Individual sections are followed by bibliographic references.
Place Published Research Triangle Park, NC,
Corporate Au Added Ent Environmental Sciences Research Laboratory.; United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Research and Development.; Princeton University.
Title Ser Add Ent Research reporting series. Ecological research ; EPA 600/2-77/154.
NTIS Title Notes Final rept. Aug 71-Mar 75.
PUB Date Free Form Aug 77
Series Title Untraced Ecological research series ; EPA 600/2-77/154
Category Codes 14B; 68A; 99A
NTIS Prices PC A07/MF A01
Primary Description 600/09
BIB Level m
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
Control Number 323726606
OCLC Time Stamp 20120125131652
Language eng
Origin OCLC
OCLC Rec Leader 01518cam 2200337Ka 45020