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 publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationApplications and Technology, CLEO-AT 2015
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Electronic)9781557529688
DOIs
StatePublished - May 4 2015
EventCLEO: Applications and Technology, CLEO-AT 2015 - San Jose, United States
Duration: May 10 2015May 15 2015

Publication series

NameCLEO: Applications and Technology, CLEO-AT 2015

Other

OtherCLEO: Applications and Technology, CLEO-AT 2015
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Period5/10/155/15/15

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

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

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