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LOU Cun-guang, DAI Jia-liang, LI Rui-kai, LIU Xiu-ling, YAO Jian-quan. Research progress of gas detection based on laser-induced thermoelastic spectroscopy[J]. Chinese Optics, 2023, 16(2): 229-242. doi: 10.37188/CO.2022-0137
Citation: LOU Cun-guang, DAI Jia-liang, LI Rui-kai, LIU Xiu-ling, YAO Jian-quan. Research progress of gas detection based on laser-induced thermoelastic spectroscopy[J]. Chinese Optics, 2023, 16(2): 229-242. doi: 10.37188/CO.2022-0137

Research progress of gas detection based on laser-induced thermoelastic spectroscopy

doi: 10.37188/CO.2022-0137
Funds:  Supported by Regional Innovation and Development Joint Fund of National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. U20A20224); Natural Science Foundation of Hebei Province (No. F2021201005); Science and technology plan project of Hebei Province (No. 22321701D); Science and Technology Research Project of Higher Education Institutions of Hebei Province (No. ZD2022072)
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  • Laser-Induced Thermo-Elastic Spectroscopy (LITES) is a new developed gas detection technology based on the thermoelastic effect of Quartz Tuning Forks (QTF). The QTF has the advantages of low cost, small volume, high sensitivity and wide spectral response range, and the LITES is becoming a vital method for trace gas detection. In this paper, the basic principle of gas concentration measuring based on LITES is firstly analyzed. Secondly, from the perspective of various technical methods, this paper introduces the methods for improving the sensitivity of QTF detectors, and reviews the research progress of LITES system in recent years. The performance of these systems is evaluated by the signal amplitude, Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR), minimum detection limit, and Normalized Noise Equivalent Absorption (NNEA) coefficient. Finally, the practical application of LITES in the field of gas detection technology is briefly reviewed, and the methods for further improving its sensitivity are summarized and prospected.


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