Articles | Volume 14, issue 10
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 14, 6867–6883, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-14-6867-2021
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 14, 6867–6883, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-14-6867-2021
Research article
26 Oct 2021
Research article | 26 Oct 2021

The “ideal” spectrograph for atmospheric observations

Ulrich Platt et al.

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Absorption spectroscopy of scattered sunlight is extremely useful for the analysis of atmospheric trace gas distributions. A central parameter for the achievable sensitivity of spectroscopic instruments is the light throughput, which can be enhanced in a number of ways. We present new ideas and considerations of how instruments could be optimized. Particular emphasis is on arrays of massively parallel instruments. Such arrays can reduce the size and weight of instruments by orders of magnitude.