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Effect of Atmospheric Conditions on LIBS Spectra
Idaho National Laboratory (INL), 1765 W. Yellowstone HWY, Idaho Falls, ID 83415-2208, USA
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Received: 30 March 2010; in revised form: 4 May 2010 / Accepted: 10 May 2010 / Published: 14 May 2010
Abstract: Laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) is typically performed at ambient Earth atmospheric conditions. However, interest in LIBS in other atmospheric conditions has increased in recent years, especially for use in space exploration (e.g., Mars and Lunar) or to improve resolution for isotopic signatures. This review focuses on what has been reported about the performance of LIBS in reduced pressure environments as well as in various gases other than air.
Keywords: LIBS; vacuum; pressure; He; Ar; CO2; resolution; isotopes; Mars
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Effenberger, A.J., Jr.; Scott, J.R. Effect of Atmospheric Conditions on LIBS Spectra. Sensors 2010, 10, 4907-4925.
Effenberger AJ, Jr, Scott JR. Effect of Atmospheric Conditions on LIBS Spectra. Sensors. 2010; 10(5):4907-4925.
Effenberger, Andrew J., Jr.; Scott, Jill R. 2010. "Effect of Atmospheric Conditions on LIBS Spectra." Sensors 10, no. 5: 4907-4925.