Instrument - Bomem FTIR - First Floor Chamber

Short name:

Full name:
Bomem FTIR - First Floor Chamber

What is being measured:
gas phase organics (including oxygenates, halogenated species and nitrates) and inorganics (e.g., CO, CO2, NO, NO2, HNO3, ...)

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Instrument year :

Data recording software:
Bomem / Grams

Data analysis software:
Bomem / Grams

Raw data time resolution:
180 seconds

Analysis data averaging:

Detection limit:
10's of ppb typical

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Chemical identification method:
From standard infrared spectra, usually recorded in house.

Data analysis method:
Built-in spectral subtraction routines are used for quantification.

Quantification method:
Beer's Law absorption

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Uncertainty estimation method:
Derived from a combination of uncertainty in the absorption cross section (usually 3-5%), and the uncertainty in conducting the spectral subtraction.

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Additional notes:

Measurement uncertainty:
+/- (5% + 2e12 molec cm-3) is typical

Measurement units:
All measurements are molecule cm-3

Light Flux Characterizations:
2000-01-01 (#22)