Abstract

The contribution of the third-generation Fourier spectrometer, built at the Laboratoire Aimé Cotton and currently at the Laboratoire d'Infrarouge, to meteorological and high resolution Doppler-limited measurements is reported citing typical examples and the latest instrumental improvements. A tilt-compensated triple-pass system for use with previously built Fourier spectrometers to increase the resolution by 3 is described. The resulting width of the apparatus function of the triple-pass third-generation interferometer is better than 10−3 cm−1 and can be meaningfully expressed in frequency units. Its actual value is 27 MHz. For the first time a spectrometer is able to give very wide spectral range information with a resolving power sufficient to analyze sub-Doppler spectra.

© 1978 Optical Society of America

Full Article  |  PDF Article
OSA Recommended Articles
Near infrared wide-band spectroscopy with 27-MHz resolution

G. Guelachvili
Appl. Opt. 16(8) 2097-2101 (1977)

Demonstrating Fourier transform spectroscopy for students

W. Frank, K. Goerke, and M. Pietralla
Appl. Opt. 17(9) 1413-1417 (1978)

Fourier transform spectroscopy in the visible and ultraviolet range

P. Luc and S. Gerstenkorn
Appl. Opt. 17(9) 1327-1331 (1978)

References

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Cited By

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Figures (5)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Figure files are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Metrics

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article level metrics are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription