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Title: Modular low cost trackerless spectral sensor

Abstract

A photodiode sensor device and systems. The photodiode sensor device includes a housing portion. The housing portion includes a cylindrical enclosure. A window is disposed at a first end of the housing portion. A filter wheel is within the housing portion. A motor positioned within the housing is adjacent the filter wheel opposite the window. The motor is attached to the filter wheel. A photodiode sensor within the housing portion intermediate the first photodiode sensor and the window. The first photodiode sensor receives filtered light incident on the window and transmit a signal associated with sensed parameters of the filtered light. Also, a hemispherical dome for diffusing the light to a collimating lens has a grating, a focusing lens, and a linear detector array. An exit port transmits light to the collimating lens. The sensor array is opposite the grating for sensing the diffused light.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
OSTI Identifier:
1735208
Patent Number(s):
10760972
Application Number:
15/834,964
Assignee:
National Technology & Engineering Solutions of Sandia, LLC (Albuquerque, NM)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
G - PHYSICS G01 - MEASURING G01J - MEASUREMENT OF INTENSITY, VELOCITY, SPECTRAL CONTENT, POLARISATION, PHASE OR PULSE CHARACTERISTICS OF INFRA-RED, VISIBLE OR ULTRA-VIOLET LIGHT
DOE Contract Number:  
NA0003525
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 12/07/2017
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Armijo, Kenneth M., Yellowhair, Julius, and Harrison, Richard Karl. Modular low cost trackerless spectral sensor. United States: N. p., 2020. Web.
Armijo, Kenneth M., Yellowhair, Julius, & Harrison, Richard Karl. Modular low cost trackerless spectral sensor. United States.
Armijo, Kenneth M., Yellowhair, Julius, and Harrison, Richard Karl. Tue . "Modular low cost trackerless spectral sensor". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1735208.
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