An efficient and portable photoacoustic multi-gas monitor for biomedical application is needed in hospital in order to detect indoor gas pollution, r to protect the health of workers, patients and visitors. If the highest precision is not required, especially for continuous monitoring of anaesthetic gases, a LED-based (light emitting diode) detecting system can be employed in order to estimate an attention threshold level of gas. This paper illustrates a design and characterization of a led-based photoacoustic chamber (sensing-actuating system and cell) for anaesthetic gas detection. A measurement campaign has been conducted in a surgery room; the results have been compared with another photoacoustic instrumentation used simultaneously. The main asset of the new system is a double source of LED light instead of a more traditional system.
|Autori interni:||TROTTA, Amerigo|
|Titolo:||LED-Based Sensing system for Biomedical Gas Monitoring: Design and Experimentation of a Photoacoustic Chamber|
|Rivista:||SENSORS AND ACTUATORS. B, CHEMICAL|
|Data di pubblicazione:||2009|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||10.1016/j.snb.2008.09.041|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||1.1 Articolo in rivista|