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An Advanced Flue Gas Monitor for SO2EPA Contract Number: 68D50093
Title: An Advanced Flue Gas Monitor for SO2
Investigators: Kosek, John A.
Small Business: Giner Inc.
EPA Contact: Manager, SBIR Program
Project Period: September 1, 1995 through March 1, 1996
Project Amount: $65,000
RFA: Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) - Phase I (1996) RFA Text | Recipients Lists
Research Category: Ecological Indicators/Assessment/Restoration , SBIR - Monitoring , Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)
Description:The development of an instrument for continuously monitoring SO2 levels in flue gas is proposed. The SO2 will be detected by means of an electrochemical sensor cell, which operates in a three-electrode potentiostatic mode. The proposed innovation is develop-ment of an advance sensor cell which uses a high-temperature solid polymer electrolyte as the sensor cell electrolyte. The objectives of the proposed program are:
- identification of potentiostatic method operating conditions for the
detection of SO2,
- design and fabrication of a breadboard sensor, and
- performance testing of the breadboard sensor.