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Title: Compact TDLAS based sensor design using interband cascade lasers for mid-IR trace gas sensing

Abstract

Two compact TDLAS sensor systems based on different structural optical cores were developed. The two optical cores combine two recent developments, gallium antimonide (GaSb)-based ICL and a compact multipass gas cell (MPGC) with the goal to create compact TDLAS based sensors for the mid-IR gas detection with high detection sensitivity and low power consumption. Lastly, the sensors achieved minimum detection limits of ~5 ppbv and ~8 ppbv, respectively, for CH 4 and C 2H 6 concentration measurements with a 3.7-W power consumption.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [2];  [3];  [4];  [2];  [2];  [5];  [3]
  1. Shanxi Univ., Taiyuan (China). State Key Lab. of Quantum Optics and Quantum Optics Devices, Inst. of Laser Spectroscopy; Shanxi Univ., Taiyuan (China). Collaborative Innovation Center of Extreme Optics; Rice Univ., Houston, TX (United States). Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  2. Rice Univ., Houston, TX (United States). Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  3. Rice Univ., Houston, TX (United States). Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering
  4. Shanxi Univ., Taiyuan (China). State Key Lab. of Quantum Optics and Quantum Optics Devices, Inst. of Laser Spectroscopy; Shanxi Univ., Taiyuan (China). Collaborative Innovation Center of Extreme Optics; Rice Univ., Houston, TX (United States)
  5. Rice Univ., Houston, TX (United States). Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Univ. e Politecnico di Bari, Bari (Italy). Dipartimento Interateneo di Fisica
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Rice Univ., Houston, TX (United States); Aeris Technologies, Inc., Redwood City, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E); National Natural Science Foundation of China (NNSFC); National Science Foundation (NSF); Robert Welch Foundation
Contributing Org.:
University of Maryland
OSTI Identifier:
1435047
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1255219
Report Number(s):
DOE-MAXION-00538-9
Journal ID: ISSN 1094-4087; OPEXFF
Grant/Contract Number:  
AR0000538; AR0000545; 2012CB921603; C-0586; AR000053; 61575113; 61275213
Resource Type:
Journal Article: Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Optics Express
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 24; Journal Issue: 6; Journal ID: ISSN 1094-4087
Publisher:
Optical Society of America (OSA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; 47 OTHER INSTRUMENTATION; Laser sensors; Semiconductor lasers; quantum cascade; Spectroscopy; infrared; laser sensors; Spectroscopy, infrared

Citation Formats

Dong, Lei, Tittel, Frank K., Li, Chunguang, Sanchez, Nancy P., Wu, Hongpeng, Zheng, Chuantao, Yu, Yajun, Sampaolo, Angelo, and Griffin, Robert J. Compact TDLAS based sensor design using interband cascade lasers for mid-IR trace gas sensing. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1364/OE.24.00A528.
Dong, Lei, Tittel, Frank K., Li, Chunguang, Sanchez, Nancy P., Wu, Hongpeng, Zheng, Chuantao, Yu, Yajun, Sampaolo, Angelo, & Griffin, Robert J. Compact TDLAS based sensor design using interband cascade lasers for mid-IR trace gas sensing. United States. doi:10.1364/OE.24.00A528.
Dong, Lei, Tittel, Frank K., Li, Chunguang, Sanchez, Nancy P., Wu, Hongpeng, Zheng, Chuantao, Yu, Yajun, Sampaolo, Angelo, and Griffin, Robert J. Thu . "Compact TDLAS based sensor design using interband cascade lasers for mid-IR trace gas sensing". United States. doi:10.1364/OE.24.00A528. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1435047.
@article{osti_1435047,
title = {Compact TDLAS based sensor design using interband cascade lasers for mid-IR trace gas sensing},
author = {Dong, Lei and Tittel, Frank K. and Li, Chunguang and Sanchez, Nancy P. and Wu, Hongpeng and Zheng, Chuantao and Yu, Yajun and Sampaolo, Angelo and Griffin, Robert J.},
abstractNote = {Two compact TDLAS sensor systems based on different structural optical cores were developed. The two optical cores combine two recent developments, gallium antimonide (GaSb)-based ICL and a compact multipass gas cell (MPGC) with the goal to create compact TDLAS based sensors for the mid-IR gas detection with high detection sensitivity and low power consumption. Lastly, the sensors achieved minimum detection limits of ~5 ppbv and ~8 ppbv, respectively, for CH4 and C2H6 concentration measurements with a 3.7-W power consumption.},
doi = {10.1364/OE.24.00A528},
journal = {Optics Express},
issn = {1094-4087},
number = 6,
volume = 24,
place = {United States},
year = {2016},
month = {2}
}

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