Scientific Results

Note: An analyzer for field detection of H2S by using cavity ring-down at 1.57 mu m

Year: 2015

Authors: Siciliani de Cumis M., Viciani S., Galli I., Mazzotti D., Sorci F., Severi M., D’Amato F.

Autors Affiliation: Istituto Nazionale di Ottica (INO) – CNR and European Laboratory for Non-linear Spectroscopy (LENS), Via nello Carrara 1, 50019 Sesto Fiorentino (FI), Italy;
Istituto Nazionale di Ottica (INO)- CNR, Largo E. Fermi 6, 50125 Firenze, Italy;
Eco-Futura S.r.l., Via Pratovecchio 327, 51015 Monsummano Terme (PT) Italy;
Department of Chemistry “Ugo Schiff”, University of Florence, Via della Lastruccia 3, 50019 Sesto Fiorentino (FI), Italy

Abstract: A prototype analyzer for the detection of hydrogen sulfide (H2S), based on cavity ring-down spectroscopy, is described. The device exploits, whenever possible, optical fibers, in order to simplify the alignment and to improve the stability. A trade-off between low detection level and simplicity has been pursued. The experimental results obtained during tests on different kinds of H2S samples are shown. (C) 2015 AIP Publishing LLC.

Journal/Review: REVIEW OF SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENTS

Volume: 86 (5)      Pages from: 056108  to: 056108

More Information: The authors acknowledge the financial support of Regione Toscana, in the frame of \”POR CREO FESR 2007-2013,\” Project SIMPAS (Innovative Measurement Systems for the protection of Environment and Health).
KeyWords: Economic and social effects; Optical fibers; Spectroscopy, Cavity ring down; Cavity ring down spectroscopies; Detection levels; Field detections; Trade off, Light measurement
DOI: 10.1063/1.4921582

Citations: 1
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