Scientific Results

High-Speed, Multi-THz-Range Mode-Hop-Free Tunable Mid-IR OPO Spectrometer

Year: 2013

Authors: Courtois J., Bouchendira R., Cadoret M., Ricciardi I., Mosca S., De Rosa M., De Natale P., Zondy J.-J.

Autors Affiliation: Laboratoire Commun de Métrologie LNE-Cnam, 61 rue du Landy, 93210 La Plaine Saint Denis, France; INO- CNR, Istituto Nazionale di Ottica, and LENS, Via Campi Flegrei 34, Pozzuoli (NA) I-80078, Italy

Abstract: We report on a widely (2.25 THz or 75 cm-1) and rapidly (4.5 THz/s) mode-hop-free tunable ppMgCLN-OPO spectrometer emitting in the 3.3-3.4 µm range. The exceptional tuning range is exemplified with single-scan Doppler absorption spectra of methane

Conference title: Advanced Solid State Lasers

KeyWords: Doppler; Mode-hop-free; Tuning ranges; Infrared devices; Methane; Spectrometers; Optocal parametric oscillator; CH4