Accession Number : ADD000179

Title :   Flame-in-Engine Photometer Detector and Alarm for Phosphorus and Other Elements.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Fielding,George H

Report Date : 05 Feb 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : The patent describes an apparatus and method for determining the concentration of pollutants in air by exciting atoms of the pollutant in a pressure chamber and measuring the intensity of the characteristic light emitted by the excited atoms. Excitation is accomplished by a spark or by the burning of fuel in the chamber.

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Gas analysis, *Combustion chambers, Fuels, Photometry, Excitation, Combustion, Sparks

Subject Categories : Physical Chemistry

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE