Using lasers to measure pollutants

Facta universitatis - series Physics Chemistry and Technology 01/2006; DOI: 10.2298/FUPCT0601071T
Source: DOAJ

ABSTRACT In recent years, a large number of linear and nonlinear laser-based diagnostic techniques for detection of pollutions in different environments have been developed. Applications of laser spectroscopy constitute a vast field, which is difficult to cover comprehensively in a review. Due to that here are presented only a few spectroscopic methods, chosen to illustrate the power of applied laser spectroscopy in environmental pollution investigation. The paper also gives a brief presentation of main laser spectroscopy methods.

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