Pulsed lasers in particle detection and sizing

Kenneth J. Grant, James A. Piper, Donald J. Ramsay

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We demonstrate the feasibility of using a pulsed copper vapor laser in particle detection and sizing, despite the low-duty cycle of these lasers (0.025%), the forward scatter of light from 5- µm latex spheres has been detected.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)416-417
Number of pages2
JournalApplied Optics
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1993


  • Copper vapor lasers
  • Particle sizing
  • Pulsed lasers


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