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Determination Of SO2 Concentrations From A Coal-Burning Power Plant Stack By Fourier Spectrometry
Author(s): L. H. Tanabe; W. F. Herget
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Paper Abstract

A measurement and analysis program to determine the concentration of SO2 in a coal-burning power plant stack was conducted by a passive remote sensing technique, utilizing a PFS-201 Fourier Transform Spectrometer. SO2 concentrations were determined by measuring the radiance of the (w1 + w2) combination band at 2499.0 cm-1 (4.0 μm), while the exhaust gas temperatures were determined by measurement of the peak CO2 radiance at 2396.4 cm-1. Results of the remote measurements compared favorably with the in-stack Du-Pont Analyzer data.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 November 1976
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0095, Modern Utilization of Infrared Technology II, (15 November 1976); doi: 10.1117/12.955160
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L. H. Tanabe, General Dynamics (United States)
W. F. Herget, Environmental Protection Agency (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0095:
Modern Utilization of Infrared Technology II
Irving J. Spiro, Editor(s)

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