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

Rafał Lewicki, Anatoliy A. Kosterev, Yury A. Bakhirkin, David M. Thomazy, Jim Doty, Dong Lei, 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 publication2009 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2009 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2009
StatePublished - Nov 16 2009
Event2009 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2009 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2009 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: Jun 2 2009Jun 4 2009

Publication series

Name2009 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2009 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2009

Other

Other2009 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2009 Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2009
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period6/2/096/4/09

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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