Real time ammonia detection in exhaled human breath with a quantum cascade laser based sensor

Rafal Lewicki, Anatoliy A. Kosterev, Yury A. Bakhirkin, David M. Thomazy, Jim Doty, Lei Dong, Frank K. Tittel, Terence H. Risby, Steven Solga, Deborah Kane, Timothy Day

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Abstract

Quantum cascade laser based breath sensor platform for medical applications employing a quartz-enhanced photoacoustic spectroscopy technique is reported. The detection sensitivity for exhaled ammonia is at <10 ppbv level with 1 s time resolution.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2009
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557528698
DOIs
StatePublished - 2009
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2009 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: May 31 2009Jun 5 2009

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2009
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period5/31/096/5/09

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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