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Title: Remote detection of organochlorides with a fiber optic based sensor

Abstract

Optical fibers, analytical chemistry, and fluorescence spectroscopy have been integrated to form the new technology of remote fiber fluorimetry. Among the many potential applications of this technology is the measurement of volatile organochlorides in ground water and in the vadose zone. The key to this application was the development of a fiber optic chemical sensor (FOCS) with sub-ppm sensitivity for, at least, chloroform and trichlorethylene (TCE). The concept and instrumentation of remote fiber fluorimetry, the design and laboratory evaluate of an organochloride FOCS, and preliminary field results of the application of the FOCS to contaminated well water are discussed.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab., CA
OSTI Identifier:
6654141
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-48
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Anal. Instrum.; (United States)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 15:2
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY; 54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; FLUORIMETERS; TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT; GROUND WATER; ORGANIC CHLORINE COMPOUNDS; CHEMICAL ANALYSIS; FLUORESCENCE SPECTROSCOPY; OPTICAL FIBERS; EMISSION SPECTROSCOPY; FIBERS; HYDROGEN COMPOUNDS; MEASURING INSTRUMENTS; ORGANIC COMPOUNDS; ORGANIC HALOGEN COMPOUNDS; OXYGEN COMPOUNDS; SPECTROSCOPY; WATER; 400102* - Chemical & Spectral Procedures; 510200 - Environment, Terrestrial- Chemicals Monitoring & Transport- (-1989)

Citation Formats

Milanovich, F P, Garvis, D G, Angel, S M, Klainer, S M, and Eccles, L. Remote detection of organochlorides with a fiber optic based sensor. United States: N. p., 1986. Web. doi:10.1080/10739148608543604.
Milanovich, F P, Garvis, D G, Angel, S M, Klainer, S M, & Eccles, L. Remote detection of organochlorides with a fiber optic based sensor. United States. doi:10.1080/10739148608543604.
Milanovich, F P, Garvis, D G, Angel, S M, Klainer, S M, and Eccles, L. Wed . "Remote detection of organochlorides with a fiber optic based sensor". United States. doi:10.1080/10739148608543604.
@article{osti_6654141,
title = {Remote detection of organochlorides with a fiber optic based sensor},
author = {Milanovich, F P and Garvis, D G and Angel, S M and Klainer, S M and Eccles, L},
abstractNote = {Optical fibers, analytical chemistry, and fluorescence spectroscopy have been integrated to form the new technology of remote fiber fluorimetry. Among the many potential applications of this technology is the measurement of volatile organochlorides in ground water and in the vadose zone. The key to this application was the development of a fiber optic chemical sensor (FOCS) with sub-ppm sensitivity for, at least, chloroform and trichlorethylene (TCE). The concept and instrumentation of remote fiber fluorimetry, the design and laboratory evaluate of an organochloride FOCS, and preliminary field results of the application of the FOCS to contaminated well water are discussed.},
doi = {10.1080/10739148608543604},
journal = {Anal. Instrum.; (United States)},
number = ,
volume = 15:2,
place = {United States},
year = {1986},
month = {1}
}