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In situ monitoring for hydrocarbons using fiber optic chemical sensors
Author(s): Stanley M. Klainer; Johnny R. Thomas; Dileep Keshav Dandge; Chet A. Frank; Marcus S. Butler; Helen Arman; Kisholoy Goswami
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Paper Abstract

The use of FOCS for environmental applications, namely, for monitoring spills of HC or leaking underground HC storage tanks, is discussed. The current FOCS design comes in two configurations: the field unit, permanently installed at one or more monitoring sites, and connected to a central monitoring station, and the hand-held unit, designed for rapid on-site evaluation. The sensor's performance in HC vapor at 100 percent relative humidity and at 20 C, and at the vapor-water interface is illustrated.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 April 1991
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1434, Environmental Sensing and Combustion Diagnostics, (1 April 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.48466
Show Author Affiliations
Stanley M. Klainer, FiberChem, Inc. (United States)
Johnny R. Thomas, FiberChem, Inc. (United States)
Dileep Keshav Dandge, FiberChem, Inc. (United States)
Chet A. Frank, FiberChem, Inc. (United States)
Marcus S. Butler, FiberChem, Inc. (United States)
Helen Arman, FiberChem, Inc. (United States)
Kisholoy Goswami, FiberChem, Inc. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1434:
Environmental Sensing and Combustion Diagnostics
Joseph J. Santoleri, Editor(s)

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