Optoacoustic gas-analysis for diagnostics of biosystems

Boris G. Ageev (Login required)
V. E. Zuev Institute of Atmospheric Optics SB RAS, Tomsk, Russia

Olga Y. Nikiforova
V. E. Zuev Institute of Atmospheric Optics SB RAS, Tomsk, Russia

Yurii N. Ponomarev
V. E. Zuev Institute of Atmospheric Optics SB RAS, Tomsk, Russia

Valeria A. Sapozhnikova
V. E. Zuev Institute of Atmospheric Optics SB RAS, Tomsk, Russia

Paper #3311 received 24 Dec 2018; revised manuscript received 20 Mar 2019; accepted for publication 20 Mar 2019; published online 29 Mar 2019.

DOI: 10.18287/JBPE19.05.010304


A possibility of detecting biogenic gases by the laser optoacoustic gas-analysis method is shown. The construction and specifications of instruments, developed for this purpose, are described. Examples of the analysis of gas samples of various biological objects, like air, expired by patients, suffered from different illnesses, and residual gases in the wood of year rings of conifers are given together with recommendations on applying the received information.


spectroscopy; absorption spectra; CO2 laser; carbon dioxide; tree rings; human breath

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