Mid-wave infrared for Remote Sniffing and Locating of Gases

Abstract
 

Methane is a greenhouse gas that is significantly more damaging than carbon dioxide. Uncontrolled leaks from industrial plants can easily escape into the atmosphere. This is seen primarily as an economic loss, but also contributes to the destruction of the environment. Sensitive high-resolution mid-wave infrared (MWIR) cameras can accurately detect such emissions without placing a direct measurement gas-detection system in the danger zone.

 

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