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Emission and immision measurements of gaseous pollutants using the double pendulum Fourier spectrometer
Author(s): Herbert W. Mosebach; Harald Rippel; Hermann Bittner; Dirk Kampf; Tom Richter; Y. Schulz-Spahr
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Paper Abstract

The design and the main features of the new double pendulum type michelson interferometer (DPI) by Kayser-Threde are presented. The advantages of this spectrometer in comparison to conventional Fourier spectrometers are discussed. The DPI is compact in design, mobile, insensitive to vibrations and temperature changes and, thus, well adapted to field measurements. The spectrometer was applied to emission as well as immission measurements of air pollutants. Several molecules could be identified and their concentrations could be estimated. The detection limit of the DPI yields 15 - 60 ppm depending on the analyzed gas for emission measurements, 6 - 84 ppb for immission measurements.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 1990
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 1269, Environment and Pollution Measurement Sensors and Systems, (1 August 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.20356
Show Author Affiliations
Herbert W. Mosebach, Kayser-Threde GmbH (Germany)
Harald Rippel, Kayser-Threde GmbH (Germany)
Hermann Bittner, Kayser-Threde GmbH (Germany)
Dirk Kampf, Kayser-Threde GmbH (Germany)
Tom Richter, Kayser-Threde GmbH (Germany)
Y. Schulz-Spahr, Kayser-Threde GmbH (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1269:
Environment and Pollution Measurement Sensors and Systems
Hans Ole Nielsen, Editor(s)

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