Advances in DUV spectroscopy

Preben Buchhave, Peter Tidemand-Lichtenberg, Claus Tilsted Mogensen

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    The would-be advantages of deep UV (DUV) spectroscopy are well known, but the potential applications have so far not been fully realized due to technological limitations and, perhaps, lack of bright ideas. However, new components and new knowledge about DUV spectra and spectroscopic methods combined with increasing needs for solutions to practical problems in environmental protection, medicine and pollution monitoring promise a new era in DUV spectroscopy. Here we shall review the basis for DUV spectroscopy, both DUV fluorescence and DUV Raman spectroscopy, and describe recent advances in technology and principles that could be applied to new and improved applications of this promising technique. As an example we describe a recent cooperation between Grundfos, DTU and Intarsia Optics to measure live bacterial cells in drinking water.
    Original languageEnglish
    Publication date2011
    Publication statusPublished - 2011
    EventDanish Optical Society Annual Meeting - Aarhus, Denmark
    Duration: 1 Jan 2011 → …


    ConferenceDanish Optical Society Annual Meeting
    CityAarhus, Denmark
    Period01/01/2011 → …


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