Expand this Topic clickable element to expand a topic
Skip to content
Optica Publishing Group
  • CLEO/Europe and EQEC 2011 Conference Digest
  • OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optica Publishing Group, 2011),
  • paper CH_P8

Mid-infrared laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy emissions from energetic materials

Not Accessible

Your library or personal account may give you access


There is a current need for an active standoff system that can detect and classify surfaces that have been contaminated with chemical, biological, and explosive materials. Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) has shown great promise for applications in biological and chemical (CB) sensing [1] and has significant potential for real time standoff detection and analysis. However, nearly all previous LIBS experiments were limited to spectral measurements in the UV-VIS and near-infrared (NIR) regions (~200-980 nm). It is well known, however, that molecules exhibit spectroscopic signatures or “fingerprints” in the mid-IR (MIR) to long wave IR (LWIR) regions due to vibrational and rotational transitions.

© 2011 Optical Society of America

PDF Article
More Like This
Mid-Infrared Atomic and Molecular Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy Emissions from Solid Substances

C.S-C. Yang, E. Brown, U. Hommerich, S. B. Trivedi, A. P. Snyder, and A. C. Samuels
CFU5 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) 2009

Single-Shot Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) of Energetic Materials

Edwin D. Lancaster, Kevin L. McNesby, Robert G. Daniel, and Andrzej W. Miziolek
LTuC.3 Laser Applications to Chemical and Environmental Analysis (LACEA) 1998

Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy Infrared Emission from Inorganic and Organic Substances

C.S-C. Yang, E. Brown, U. Hommerich, S.B. Trivedi, A.P. Snyder, and A.C. Samuels
PWC3 Photonic Applications Systems Technologies Conference (PhAST) 2007


You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an Optica member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
Login to access Optica Member Subscription

Select as filters

Select Topics Cancel
© Copyright 2022 | Optica Publishing Group. All Rights Reserved