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Optical Engineering

Remote characterization of crude and refined oils using a laser fluorosensor system
Author(s): Sami D. Alaruri; M. Rasas; Ossama Alamedine; S. Jubian; F. Al-Bahrani; M. Quinn
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Paper Abstract

Four wavelengths (266, 355, 428, and 532 nm) generated from a prototype laser fluorosensor system were used to investigate the fluorescence spectral and temporal characteristics of crude and refined Kuwaiti oils in the laboratory. Temporal and spectral measurements were gathered for fresh and naturally weathered oil samples. Furthermore, a principal-components algorithm was developed for the purpose of identifying and classifying unknown oils.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 1995
PDF: 8 pages
Opt. Eng. 34(1) doi: 10.1117/12.188308
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 34, Issue 1
Show Author Affiliations
Sami D. Alaruri, Allison Engine Co. (United States)
M. Rasas, Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (Kuwait)
Ossama Alamedine, Kuwait Scientific Ctr. (IBM) (Kuwait)
S. Jubian, Kuwait Scientific Ctr. (IBM) (Kuwait)
F. Al-Bahrani, Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (Kuwait)
M. Quinn, Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (Kuwait)


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