• Armstrong, W. al. (1990), Crossed-microwave-beam air ionization laboratory experiments, Rep. LA-UR-90-3552, Los Alamos Natl. Lab., Los Alamos, N. M.
  • Askar'yan, G. A., G. M. Batanov, A. E. Barkhudarov, S. I. Gritsinin, E. G. Korchagina, I. A. Kossyi, V. P. Silakov, and N. M. Tarasova (1992), Arbitrarily located microwave discharges as a means of cleansing the atmosphere of impurities that destroy the ozone layer, Sov. J. Plasma Phys., 18, 625631.
  • Brasseur, G. P., J. J. Orlando, and G. S. Tyndall (1999), Atmospheric Chemistry and Global Change, Oxford Univ. Press, New York.
  • Dudragne, L., P. Adam, and J. Amouroux (1998), Time-resolved Laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy: Application for qualitative and quantitative detection of fluorine, chlorine, sulfur, and carbon in air, Appl. Spectrosc., 52, 13211327.
  • Finlayson-Pitts, B. J., and J. N. Pitts (2000), Chemistry of the Upper and Lower Atmosphere, Academic, San Diego, Calif.
  • Gurevich, A. V. (1980), An ionized layer in a gas (in the atmosphere), Sov. Phys. Usp., Eng. Transl., 23, 862865.
  • Gurevich, A. V., N. D. Borisov, and G. M. Milikh (1997), Physics of Microwave Discharges—Artificially Ionized Regions in the Atmosphere, Gordon and Breach, Newark, N. J.
  • Gurevich, A. V., A. G. Litvak, A. L. Vikharev, O. A. Ivanov, N. D. Borisov, and K. F. Sergeichev (2000), Artificially ionized region as a source of ozone in the stratosphere, Phys. Usp., 43, 11031123.
  • Iinuma, K., H. Suto, S. Uchida, and K. Takayama (2002), Active photometry of atmospheric compositions by microwave breakdown plasma spectroscopy, J. Geophys. Res., 107(A11), 1395, doi:10.1029/2002JA009348.
  • Lofthus, A., and P. H. Krupenie (1977), The spectrum of molecular nitrogen, J. Phys. Chem. Ref. Data, 6, 113307.
  • MacDonald, A. D. (1966), Microwave Breakdown in Gases, John Wiley, Hoboken, N. J.
  • Papadopoulos, K., G. M. Milikh, A. W. Ali, and R. Shanny (1994), Remote photometry of the atmosphere using microwave breakdown, J. Geophys. Res., 99, 10,38710,394.
  • Pearse, R. W. B., and A. G. Gaydon (1976), The Identification of Molecular Spectra, Chapman and Hall, New York.
  • Randzig, A. A., and B. M. Smirnov (1985), Reference Data on Atoms, Molecules, and Ions, Springer-Verlag, New York.
  • Roth, J. R. (1995), Industrial Plasma Engineering, Inst. of Phys., Philadelphia, Pa.
  • Striganov, A. R., and N. S. Sventitskii (1968), Table of Spectral Lines of Neutral and Ionized Atoms, translated from Russian, Plenum, New York.
  • Suto, H., M. Matsuura, K. Iinuma, S. Uchida, and K. Takayama (2001), Application of microwave breakdown spectroscopy to detect halide impurities in the air, Rev. Sci. Instrum., 72, 44344441.
  • Vikharev, A. L., V. B. Gil'denburg, and A. N. Stepanov (1984), Microwave discharge in intersecting electromagnetic-wave beams, Sov. J. Plasma Phys., 10, 9698.
  • Vikharev, A. L., V. B. Gil'denburg, S. V. Golubev, B. G. Eremin, O. A. Ivanov, A. G. Litvak, A. N. Stepanov, and A. D. Yunakovskii (1988), Nonlinear dynamics of a freely localized microwave discharge in an electromagnetic wave beam, Sov. Phys. JETP, Engl. Transl., 67, 724728.