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OSSC Meeting March 8, 2023

Wednesday, March 15, 2023
Venue: Holiday Inn Los Angeles Gateway-Torrance
Holiday Inn Los Angeles Gateway - Torrance
19800 S. Vermont Ave
Torrance, CA   90502

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Nicholas J Croglio, Jr.
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Russell Rauch
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“Laser-based gas analysis in a hollow core fiber-optic: land, sea, air, and space
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OSSC Combined In-Person and Online Event

“Laser-based gas analysis in a hollow core fiber-optic: land, sea, air, and space (from the bottom of our ocean to a moon of Saturn)

            Jason Kriesel, Ph.D., President, Guiding Photonics and
Lead Scientist, OKSI

Wednesday Feb. 15, 2023
 In-Person Reception 6:00 pm; Dinner 7:00 pm
(No fee to attend presentation only in-person or on-line)

Online Login: 7:30 pm PDT
OSSC Business: 7:40 pm
Presentation: 8:00 pm

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I will describe an innovative gas sensing platform that utilizes mid infrared laser absorption spectroscopy in a hollow core fiber.  Recent systems have been developed and utilized for a variety of applications including measuring methane emitted from deep sea vents and carbon monoxide from a drone above a forest fire. Current efforts are underway to develop planetary systems with target applications including water analysis on our moon and methane analysis in the plume of Enceladus.

  In this talk I will discuss the optical design, system development, the utilization in the various field scenarios and the scientific information that can be obtained by performing in-situ trace gas and isotope measurements

About Our Speaker:Jason earned a B.S. in Physics from UC Irvine followed by a Ph.D. in Physics from UC San Diego. He then received an NRC post-doc fellowship to conduct research in Dave Wineland’s group at NIST-Boulder. He has been with OKSI in Torrance since 2002 and currently leads the Environment Sensing Division. Jason is also President and co-founder of Guiding Photonics (also in Torrance), which is a spin-off company focused on hollow core fiber optics and gas sensors.                                                                                 


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Updated: 4 September 2020
Added 8 September VOSA Meeting