8 May 2009 Imaging open-path Fourier transform infrared spectrometer for 3D cloud profiling
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OPTRA is developing an imaging open-path Fourier transform infrared (I-OP-FTIR) spectrometer for 3D profiling of chemical and biological agent simulant plumes released into test ranges and chambers. An array of I-OP-FTIR instruments positioned around the perimeter of the test site, in concert with advanced spectroscopic algorithms, enables real time tomographic reconstruction of the plume. The approach is intended as a referee measurement for test ranges and chambers. This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) effort combines the instrumentation and spectroscopic capabilities of OPTRA, Inc. with the computed tomographic expertise of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
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Julia Rentz Dupuis, Julia Rentz Dupuis, David J. Mansur, David J. Mansur, Robert Vaillancourt, Robert Vaillancourt, David Carlson, David Carlson, Thomas Evans, Thomas Evans, Elizabeth Schundler, Elizabeth Schundler, Lori Todd, Lori Todd, Kathleen Mottus, Kathleen Mottus, } "Imaging open-path Fourier transform infrared spectrometer for 3D cloud profiling", Proc. SPIE 7304, Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosives (CBRNE) Sensing X, 73040P (8 May 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.819117; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.819117
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