Observations of upper mesosphere temperatures on Venus and evaluation of mid-infrared detectors for the tuneable infrared heterodyne spectrometer (THIS) [Elektronische Ressource] / vorgelegt von Peter Krötz
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Observations of upper mesosphere temperatures on Venus and evaluation of mid-infrared detectors for the tuneable infrared heterodyne spectrometer (THIS) [Elektronische Ressource] / vorgelegt von Peter Krötz

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Observations of Upper MesosphereTemperatures on VenusandEvaluation of Mid-Infrared Detectors for theTuneable Heterodyne Infrared Spectrometer(THIS)I n a u g u r a l - D i s s e r t a t i o nzurErlangung des Doktorgradesder Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Fakultätder Universität zu Kölnvorgelegt vonPeter Krötzaus Karlsruheim Mai 2010Berichterstatter:Prof. Dr. R. SchiederProf. Dr. S. CrewellTag der mündlichen Prüfung: Juli 2010ContentsAbstract 1Zusammenfassung 21 Introduction 52 Infrared Heterodyne Spectroscopy 92.1 Instruments: THIS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102.1.1 Spectrometer Details . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102.1.2 The Local Oscillator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 142.1.3 The Detector . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 192.2 Instruments: IRHS / HIPWAC . . . . . . . . . . . . . 212.3 Expanding THIS to Longer Wavelengths . . . . . . . . 242.3.1 Comparison: Heterodyning vs. Direct Detection 243 Venus Atmosphere 293.1 Venus Atmosphere: Models . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 303.2 Ground-based Observations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 343.2.1 Sub-mm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 353.2.2 Air-glow Measurements . . . . . . . . . . . . . 383.3 Observations from Space . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 403.4 Non-LTE Emission . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 454 Observations 494.1 THIS @ McMath . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 524.2 HIPWAC @ IRTF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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