Articles | Volume 6, issue 1
Feature article
13 Apr 2017
Feature article |  | 13 Apr 2017

Purity monitoring in medical gas supply lines with quantum cascade laser technology

Henrik Zimmermann, Mathias Wiese, Luigi Fiorani, and Alessandro Ragnoni

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Short summary
Because of their direct impact on patients, medical supply lines are under strict regulations and have to be monitored in terms of purity on a regular basis. State-of-the-art measurement solutions do not allow for continuous bedside monitoring. The aim of the presented work is to provide a compact multispecies monitoring system based on the latest quantum cascade laser technologies allowing for the continuous bedside monitoring of medical gases.