Quantum cascade laser-based sensor platform for ammonia detection in exhaled human breath

Yury A. Bakhirkin, A. A. Kosterev, Gerard Wysocki, Frank K. Tittel, Terence H. Risby, John D. Bruno

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Abstract

An ammonia sensor for clinical breath analysis based on a CW mid-infrared quantum cascade laser and quartz-enhanced photoacoustic spectroscopy with a detection sensitivity of 20 ppbv (1σ) with a 0.3 s time resolution is reported.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
DOIs
StatePublished - 2008
EventLaser Applications to Chemical, Security and Environmental Analysis, LACSEA 2008 - St. Petersburg, FL, United States
Duration: Mar 17 2008Mar 20 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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