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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 48, Iss. 31 — Nov. 1, 2009
  • pp: G1–G5

Gas sensors based on superluminescent diodes for combustion monitoring

Nilesh J. Vasa and Makaram Singaperumal  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 48, Issue 31, pp. G1-G5 (2009)

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Application of fiber-coupled superluminescent diodes with a wideband optical source for the detection of various gases is reported. Superluminescent diodes with two different wavelengths around 760 and 1530 nm are used for O 2 and NH 3 gas sensing, respectively. The technique allows multiple-gas sensing for combustion monitoring.

© 2009 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(280.1740) Remote sensing and sensors : Combustion diagnostics
(300.6260) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, diode lasers

Original Manuscript: April 13, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: May 15, 2009
Published: June 12, 2009

Nilesh J. Vasa and Makaram Singaperumal, "Gas sensors based on superluminescent diodes for combustion monitoring," Appl. Opt. 48, G1-G5 (2009)

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