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22 February 2002 Continuous internal response calibration for FT-IR spectrometry
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Proceedings Volume 4577, Vibrational Spectroscopy-based Sensor Systems; (2002) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.455731
Event: Environmental and Industrial Sensing, 2001, Boston, MA, United States
Abstract
Calibration of Fourier transform infrared (FT-IR) spectrometer response is crucial to quantitative spectroradiometric measurements. The use of light emitting diodes (LEDs) as probes of detector channel response is further demonstrated. Detector channel response functions significantly impact spectrometer performance. LED modulation bandwidths, some extending well into the megaHertz (MHz) range, are more than fast enough for characterization of FT-IR detector channel responses. A variety of optical probe signals can be generated using LEDs driven by waveform generators, lock-in amplifiers or digital signal processors. Accurate determination of the phase and gain responses of both the IR signal and laser reference channels is straightforward. With appropriate modulation of the IR LEDs, channel response is measurable on a scan-by-scan basis, perhaps even to the point of accurately determining detector saturation in real time.
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Roger J. Combs and Christopher J. Manning "Continuous internal response calibration for FT-IR spectrometry", Proc. SPIE 4577, Vibrational Spectroscopy-based Sensor Systems, (22 February 2002); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.455731
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