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Using beam-steering mirrors and long-distance sources to extend coverage of long-path FTIRs
Author(s): Robert L. Sandridge; Brian H. Peterson
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Paper Abstract

Beam-steering mirrors and long-range infrared sources can be used to enhance the coverage offered by bistatic long-path FTIR monitoring systems. Factors involved in mirror design for industrial applications are discussed, and data from a typical plant installation are presented. Moderately severe vibration was shown to have no discernable effect on results. Long-range infrared sources which allow one FTIR and two remote sources to monitor a one-kilometer fenceline are discussed, and data from an industrial installation are used to contrast FTIR operation at 120 - and 450-meter pathlengths.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 February 1995
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 2366, Optical Instrumentation for Gas Emissions Monitoring and Atmospheric Measurements, (10 February 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.205560
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Robert L. Sandridge, Miles Inc. (United States)
Brian H. Peterson, Miles Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2366:
Optical Instrumentation for Gas Emissions Monitoring and Atmospheric Measurements

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