Articles | Volume 7, issue 2
J. Sens. Sens. Syst., 7, 543–549, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/jsss-7-543-2018

Special issue: Dresden Sensor Symposium 2017

J. Sens. Sens. Syst., 7, 543–549, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/jsss-7-543-2018

Regular research article 12 Oct 2018

Regular research article | 12 Oct 2018

A customized stand-alone photometric Raman sensor applicable in explosive atmospheres: a proof-of-concept study

Marcel Nachtmann et al.

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This paper presents an explosion-proof two-channel Raman photometer designed for chemical process monitoring in hazardous explosive atmospheres. Due to its design, alignment of components is simplified and economic in comparison to spectrometer systems. The described embedded sensor is ideally suited as a process analytical technology (PAT) tool for applications in environments with limitations on power input.