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Title: Apparatus, system, and method for laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy

Abstract

In laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS), an apparatus includes a pulsed laser configured to generate a pulsed laser signal toward a sample, a constructive interference object and an optical element, each located in a path of light from the sample. The constructive interference object is configured to generate constructive interference patterns of the light. The optical element is configured to disperse the light. A LIBS system includes a first and a second optical element, and a data acquisition module. The data acquisition module is configured to determine an isotope measurement based, at least in part, on light received by an image sensor from the first and second optical elements. A method for performing LIBS includes generating a pulsed laser on a sample to generate light from a plasma, generating constructive interference patterns of the light, and dispersing the light into a plurality of wavelengths.

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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Idaho National Lab. (INL), Idaho Falls, ID (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1163983
Patent Number(s):
8,891,073
Application Number:
13/183,228
Assignee:
Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC (Idaho Falls, ID)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC07-05ID14517
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 97 MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTING

Citation Formats

Effenberger, Jr., Andrew J, Scott, Jill R, and McJunkin, Timothy R. Apparatus, system, and method for laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy. United States: N. p., 2014. Web.
Effenberger, Jr., Andrew J, Scott, Jill R, & McJunkin, Timothy R. Apparatus, system, and method for laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy. United States.
Effenberger, Jr., Andrew J, Scott, Jill R, and McJunkin, Timothy R. Tue . "Apparatus, system, and method for laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1163983.
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