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Remote multisensor optical particle monitor for flowing fluid systems

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An optical fluid monitoring system for imaging debris and other particles in a flowing fluid. The system can have multiple sensors (camera and viewing port) connected to a single, remotely located, laser and computer. The system can also include multiple lasers, viewing ports and cameras to be located at different locations in a flow, with each sensor being configured to image a different particle size range. The system can simultaneously image fluid flows on different pieces of equipment.

Inventors: 
Tucker, John E.; Reintjes, John F.
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Biotechnology and Healthcare
FIle Date: 
2013-06-18
Grant Date: 
2013-11-12
Grant time: 
147 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
2
Claim count percentile rank: 
4
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
US NAVY