Opendata, web and dolomites

ErMIR

Mid-infrared erbium cascade lasers for the remote detection of carbon dioxide

Total Cost €

0

EC-Contrib. €

0

Partnership

0

Views

0

Project "ErMIR" data sheet

The following table provides information about the project.

Coordinator
FORSCHUNGSVERBUND BERLIN EV 

Organization address
address: RUDOWER CHAUSSEE 17
city: BERLIN
postcode: 12489
website: www.fv-berlin.de

contact info
title: n.a.
name: n.a.
surname: n.a.
function: n.a.
email: n.a.
telephone: n.a.
fax: n.a.

 Coordinator Country Germany [DE]
 Total cost 171˙460 €
 EC max contribution 171˙460 € (100%)
 Programme 1. H2020-EU.1.3.2. (Nurturing excellence by means of cross-border and cross-sector mobility)
 Code Call H2020-MSCA-IF-2017
 Funding Scheme MSCA-IF-EF-ST
 Starting year 2018
 Duration (year-month-day) from 2018-09-01   to  2020-08-31

 Partnership

Take a look of project's partnership.

# participants  country  role  EC contrib. [€] 
1    FORSCHUNGSVERBUND BERLIN EV DE (BERLIN) coordinator 171˙460.00

Map

 Project objective

Laser sources that can operate in the mid-infrared are increasingly used in applications spanning laser precision surgery to the remote detection of chemicals. Currently, we are experiencing a humanitarian crisis, with the illegal transport of suffering refugees affecting every European country. This project aims to develop a compact and efficient laser source that could potentially help the safe passage of refugees by remotely detecting carbon dioxide that is present when humans breathe. During the course of this project, new laser materials based on erbium-doped sesquioxides will be grown and fully characterised, and developed into highly efficient laser sources. In order to increase the efficiency of erbium-doped lasers operating near 3 µm, these lasers will be made to also emit radiation near 1.6 µm, creating a so-called cascade laser. By using this scheme, the 3 µm transition can be made more efficient since emission of 1.6 µm radiation depopulates its lower laser level, and this scheme further reduces limiting thermal effects, since the 1.6 µm radiation would normally cause heating effects in the laser crystal. This erbium cascade laser will generate 3 µm radiation with more than double the output power that has been previously demonstrated, paving the way for enhanced application-driven experiments. These will be investigated by Q-switching the two-colour laser, and further using this output to generate radiation near 4 µm by means of optical parametric amplification. This now three-colour laser output increases the applicability of such a laser source, allowing for the detection of a larger range of chemical species, but also accurate detection of specific chemicals by measuring the differential absorption of, for example, carbon dioxide at each wavelength. As such, a crude proof-of-concept experiment will be carried out to determine the carbon dioxide concentration in a laboratory environment, by measuring the differential absorption of cabon dioxide at each of the three wavelengths.

Are you the coordinator (or a participant) of this project? Plaese send me more information about the "ERMIR" project.

For instance: the website url (it has not provided by EU-opendata yet), the logo, a more detailed description of the project (in plain text as a rtf file or a word file), some pictures (as picture files, not embedded into any word file), twitter account, linkedin page, etc.

Send me an  email (fabio@fabiodisconzi.com) and I put them in your project's page as son as possible.

Thanks. And then put a link of this page into your project's website.

The information about "ERMIR" are provided by the European Opendata Portal: CORDIS opendata.

More projects from the same programme (H2020-EU.1.3.2.)

EVENTS (2020)

Affective work-related daily events, and changing characteristics of the work context: New challenges for management practices to deliver employees’ well-being and workplace performance

Read More  

TIPTOP (2019)

Tensoring Positive Maps on Operator Structures

Read More  

MS4Drug (2019)

An Innovative Mass Spectrometry-Based Workflow for Drug Discovery

Read More