TechConnect Innovation Program

Compact Laser Spectroscopy for Downhole Applications

DOE-NETL, PA, United States

TECHNOLOGY SUMMARY

NETL has developed a new laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) design for that detects and measures of the concentration of elements. This device is ideal for a wide range of industrial applications and because of its innovative construction, can be produced at lower cost than the competition, while providing greater functionality.

Primary Application Area: Environmental, Water & Waste

Technology Development Status: Concept

Technology Readiness Level: TRL 3

FIGURES OF MERIT

Value Proposition: The device provides continuous monitoring of gases, liquids, and solids without any prior sample collection or prior preparation. Compared to competitors, this system will cost less with higher data quality.

SHOWCASE SUMMARY

Organization Type: Academic/Gov Lab

Showcase Booth #: 728

Website: www.netl.doe.gov

GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES

Government Funding/Support to Date:

Primary Sources of Funding: Federal Grant

Looking for: Development / License Partners