20 February 2015 Single frequency and wavelength stabilized near infrared laser source for water vapor DIAL remote sensing application
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Fibertek has demonstrated a single frequency, wavelength stabilized near infrared laser transmitter for NASA airborne water vapor DIAL application. The application required a single-frequency laser transmitter operating at 935 nm near infrared (NIR) region of the water vapor absorption spectrum, capable of being wavelength seeded and locked to a reference laser source and being tuned at least 100 pm across the water absorption spectrum for DIAL on/off measurements. Fibertek is building a laser transmitter system based on the demonstrated results. The laser system will be deployed in a high altitude aircraft (ER-2 or UAV) to autonomously perform remote, long duration and high altitude water vapor measurements.
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Ti Chuang, Ti Chuang, Brooke Walters, Brooke Walters, Tim Shuman, Tim Shuman, Andrew Losee, Andrew Losee, Tom Schum, Tom Schum, Kent Puffenberger, Kent Puffenberger, Ralph Burnham, Ralph Burnham, } "Single frequency and wavelength stabilized near infrared laser source for water vapor DIAL remote sensing application", Proc. SPIE 9342, Solid State Lasers XXIV: Technology and Devices, 93420J (20 February 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2077283; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2077283
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