Vol. 30, issue 08, article # 9

Bobrovnikov S. M., Gorlov E. V., Zharkov V. I. Remote detection of traces of high energetic materials on an ideal substrate using the Raman effect. // Optika Atmosfery i Okeana. 2017. V. 30. No. 08. P. 691–695. DOI: 10.15372/AOO20170809 [in Russian].
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We present experimental results on the remote detection of surface traces of some high energetic materials using a Raman lidar designed on the basis of an excimer KrF laser with a narrow generation line and a multi-channel spectrum analyzer based on diffraction spectrograph and time gated CCD camera. Sensitivity of the system is evaluated for the detection range 10 m. A detection limit of 0.5 μg/cm2 is reached for the surface density of traces of nitrogen-containing chemical materials at the signal accumulation over 1000 laser pulses.


lidar, Raman scattering, remote detection, high energetic materials


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