Open-path greenhouse gas sensor for UAV applications

Khan Amir Khan, David Schaefer, Bryan Roscoe, Kang Sun, Lei Tao, David Miller, David J. Lary, Mark Andrew Zondlo

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Abstract

We demonstrate an open-path, compact, low power, VCSEL based sensor for measuring trace gas species in the atmosphere. The sensor was tested on a robotic UAV helicopter and demonstrated stable performance throughout its operation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2012
StatePublished - Dec 1 2012
EventQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2012 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: May 6 2012May 11 2012

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2012
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period5/6/125/11/12

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Amir Khan, K., Schaefer, D., Roscoe, B., Sun, K., Tao, L., Miller, D., Lary, D. J., & Zondlo, M. A. (2012). Open-path greenhouse gas sensor for UAV applications. In Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2012 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers).