DIAL

Differential Absorption Lidar

SDL designed and fabricated a differential absorption lidar (DIAL) laser instrument and mobile laser laboratory. SDL’s mobile DIAL laboratory operates in day and night conditions and has been in operation at various industrial sites, including a landfill, a coal-fired power plant, and a cold-flow oil well pad.

  • In situ monitoring
    • Faster and more accurate data collection
  • Quickly scans from scene to scene
  • Flexible field-of-regard (FOR) for targeting large volumes
  • Short-wavelength infrared (1.4 to 1.7 µm) operation
    • Can be configured to operate in the ultraviolet region (300 to 450 nm)
  • Designed to detect methane and carbon dioxide
    • Forward compatibility for VOCs, NOX, and ozone detection