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Gaseous Correlation Spectrometric Measurements

  • J. H. Davies
  • A. R. Barringer
  • R. Dick
Part of the Springer Series in Optical Sciences book series (SSOS, volume 39)

Abstract

Certain basic criteria must be considered when designing remote sensors. The gaseous species of interest may have characteristic spectra in various bands, so that some flexibility may exist for instrument selection and measurement concept. Major design parameters are:
  1. (a)

    Instrument sensitivity, i.e. adequate signal-to-noise ratio.

     
  2. (b)

    Instrument specificity, i.e. the ability to discriminate against interferents within the spectral bandpass.

     
  3. (c)

    Instrument measurement time to receive and process the signal, e.g. finite spectral scan time or interferometer delay.

     
  4. (d)

    Complementary data requirements e.g. temperature.

     
  5. (e)

    Data inversion requirements.

     
  6. (f)

    Size, weight, power and environmental constraints.

     

Keywords

Instrumental Technique Aperture Stop Field Stop Interferometer Delay Spectral Bandpass 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. H. Davies
    • 1
  • A. R. Barringer
    • 1
    • 2
  • R. Dick
    • 1
  1. 1.Barringer ResearchTorontoCanada
  2. 2.Barringer ResourcesGoldenUSA

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