Plasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing ( IF 2.178 ) Pub Date : 2020-03-14 , DOI: 10.1007/s11090-020-10072-4 R. Ahmed, Abdul Jabbar, M. Akhtar, Z. A. Umar, M. A. Baig
The detection of chlorine and improvement in its detection has remained a challenge despite the use of a single pulse and a dual pulse laser induced breakdown spectroscopic technique (LIBS). In this article, we presented an alternate technique for improving the detection of chlorine (Cl) using LIBS in conjunction with an external electric filed. A comparison of the emission intensity enhancement and plasma parameters in the absence and presence of an external field has been also presented. The implication of the presented technique for the detection of Cl is much easier and inexpensive as compared with the dual pulse LIBS.