Methane leak detection using chirped laser dispersion spectroscopy

Yifeng Chen, Michael Soskind, James McSpiritt, Rui Wang, Nathan Li, Mark Andrew Zondlo, Gerard Wysocki

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


We present a real-time chirped laser dispersion spectrometer capable of distinguishing path-averaged methane leaks 0 to 8 ppm above the ~2ppm background methane level using low reflectivity (down to 0.01%) surfaces 50 m away.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationApplications and Technology, CLEO_AT 2019
PublisherOptica Publishing Group (formerly OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781943580576
StatePublished - 2019
EventCLEO: Applications and Technology, CLEO_AT 2019 - San Jose, United States
Duration: May 5 2019May 10 2019

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
VolumePart F127-CLEO_AT 2019
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


ConferenceCLEO: Applications and Technology, CLEO_AT 2019
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials


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