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Title: SBIR Phase I final report, Sensor for direct, rapid and complete elemental analysis of coal

Abstract

This Final Report is the result of the DOE SBIR Phase I assistance agreement No: DE-FOA-0001619 awarded to Applied Spectra, Inc. During the nine-month Phase I effort, we successfully demonstrated the ability to quantify rare-earth elements (REE) in coal using LIBS (Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy) along with other elements of interest such as silicon (Si), aluminum (Al), magnesium (Mg), calcium (Ca), potassium (K), titanium (Ti) and iron (Fe). In addition to elemental quantification, eighteen different coal types could be classified with 100% certainty using their LIBS spectrum. High-resolution LA-ICP-MS surface mapping showed a correlation between REE and other prevalent elements such as aluminum, silicon, and titanium. LIBS data also showed a relation of BTU value for coal through measurement of the C 2 to CN spectra.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. Applied Spectra, Inc., Fremont, CA (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Applied Spectra, Inc., Fremont, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
OSTI Identifier:
1427815
Report Number(s):
Final report, DE-SC0017785
DOE Contract Number:
SC0017785
Type / Phase:
SBIR (Phase I)
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
01 COAL, LIGNITE, AND PEAT; 47 OTHER INSTRUMENTATION; Coal; REE; LIBS; inline

Citation Formats

Liu, Chunyi. SBIR Phase I final report, Sensor for direct, rapid and complete elemental analysis of coal. United States: N. p., 2018. Web.
Liu, Chunyi. SBIR Phase I final report, Sensor for direct, rapid and complete elemental analysis of coal. United States.
Liu, Chunyi. Tue . "SBIR Phase I final report, Sensor for direct, rapid and complete elemental analysis of coal". United States. doi:.
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abstractNote = {This Final Report is the result of the DOE SBIR Phase I assistance agreement No: DE-FOA-0001619 awarded to Applied Spectra, Inc. During the nine-month Phase I effort, we successfully demonstrated the ability to quantify rare-earth elements (REE) in coal using LIBS (Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy) along with other elements of interest such as silicon (Si), aluminum (Al), magnesium (Mg), calcium (Ca), potassium (K), titanium (Ti) and iron (Fe). In addition to elemental quantification, eighteen different coal types could be classified with 100% certainty using their LIBS spectrum. High-resolution LA-ICP-MS surface mapping showed a correlation between REE and other prevalent elements such as aluminum, silicon, and titanium. LIBS data also showed a relation of BTU value for coal through measurement of the C2 to CN spectra.},
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year = {Tue Mar 20 00:00:00 EDT 2018},
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