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https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-9-1167-2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-9-1167-2016
Research article
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21 Mar 2016
Research article |  | 21 Mar 2016

Industrial SO2 emission monitoring through a portable multichannel gas analyzer with an optimized retrieval algorithm

Youwen Sun, Cheng Liu, Pinhua Xie, Andreas Hartl, Kalok Chan, Yuan Tian, Wei Wang, Min Qin, Jianguo Liu, and Wenqing Liu

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SO2 variability over a large concentration range and interferences from other gases have been major limitations in industrial SO2 emission monitoring. This study demonstrates accurate industrial SO2 emission monitoring through a portable multichannel gas analyzer with an optimized retrieval algorithm. The developed instrument shows good performance in both the linear and nonlinear ranges.