News tagged with gas sensors

A blue gem for greener fuel

(PhysOrg.com) -- Sapphire, a brilliant blue gemstone most familiar in jewelry, may soon play an important part in making coal a cleaner fuel source.

dateMar 19, 2010 in Engineering
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Measuring carbon dioxide over the ocean

Reliable measurements of the air-sea flux of carbon dioxide - an important greenhouse gas - are needed for a better understanding of the impact of ocean-atmosphere interactions on climate. A new method developed ...

dateJan 19, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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New laser -- it's a gas, gas, gas... sensor

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new generation of optical sensors is enabling the development of robust, long-lasting, lighting-fast trace gas detectors for use in a wide range of industrial, security and domestic applications.

dateDec 04, 2009 in Engineering
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Ripe pineapple and delicious pork

Customers want fresh food, which is neither unripe nor spoiled. A new system based on metal oxide sensors could check the safety and quality of foods reliably, quickly and economically -- such as how ripe ...

dateAug 03, 2009 in Engineering
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