UAV-based laser spectrometer to quantify methane from agricultural and petrochemical activities

Lei Tao, Da Pan, Levi Golston, Kang Sun, Suman Saripalli, Mark Andrew Zondlo

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Abstract

A lightweight (1.8 kg) UAV-based methane sensor using a 3.27 μm GaSb DFB laser has been developed. Small UAVs can quantify very localized methane emissions but severely constrain sensor mass/volume while still requiring high-sensitivity detection.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2015 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9781557529688
StatePublished - Aug 10 2015
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015 - San Jose, United States
Duration: May 10 2015May 15 2015

Publication series

NameConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe - Technical Digest
Volume2015-August

Other

OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Period5/10/155/15/15

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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    Tao, L., Pan, D., Golston, L., Sun, K., Saripalli, S., & Zondlo, M. A. (2015). UAV-based laser spectrometer to quantify methane from agricultural and petrochemical activities. In 2015 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015 [7182935] (Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe - Technical Digest; Vol. 2015-August). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc..