Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Material, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

Methane Detection at Low Concentration Based on 2f Harmonic Signal

Authors
Yingting Luo, Xudong Ouyang, Hao Wu, Feng Li, H. T. Song
Corresponding Author
Yingting Luo
Available Online August 2015.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/ic3me-15.2015.264How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Methane detection, low concentration, power transformer, harmonic detection, laser
Abstract
This paper presents the methane detection at low concentration based on 2f harmonic signal to achieve highly sensitive monitoring. Since methane is the characteristic gas in power transformer oil once a thermal fault at low temperature (<300°C). Based on wavelength modulation and tunable diode laser absorption spectroscopy(TDLAS) technique, the specific mathematical modeling of infrared gas absorption process, the input signal and the second harmonic signal after the methane gas through the absorption is calculated. Especially, the phase-sensitive detector lock-in amplifier is adopted to improve the sensitivity. Finally, the performance of the proposed methane detection schedule is simulated at the low hydrogen concentration. The results prove that the proposed optical detection has a high sensitivity of 0.052V at every 1 L/L.
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Proceedings
3rd International Conference on Material, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (IC3ME 2015)
Part of series
Advances in Engineering Research
Publication Date
August 2015
ISBN
978-94-6252-100-1
ISSN
2352-5401
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/ic3me-15.2015.264How to use a DOI?
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license.

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