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Air quality monitoring for the International Space Station applicable to aircraft cabins and cockpits

Air quality monitoring for the International Space Station applicable to aircraft cabins and cockpits

Category
Journal publication
Abstract
New multigas measurement technology has been developed as part of and in parallel with a series of projects for the European Space Agency (ESA). Based on well-established Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy and novel calibration and analysis methods, ESA’s Analysing Interferometer for Ambient Air (ANITA) system has successfully demonstrated continuous air quality monitoring on the International Space Station (ISS). ANITA performed automatic multigas measurements in quasireal time with high sensitivity, specificity, stability and reliability. The novel analysis techniques are well suited also for general workplace air monitoring, industrial processes and other multicomponent measurement tasks.
Language
English
Author(s)
Affiliation
  • SINTEF Digital / Smart Sensor Systems
  • Germany
Year
2014
Published in
Journal of Biological Physics and Chemistry (JBPC)
ISSN
1512-0856
Publisher
AMSI & Collegium Basilea
Volume
14
Page(s)
94 - 102