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in-line Cascade laser spectrometer for process control

Objective

Real-time measurements of multi-components in process streams respond to long demanded industry requirements of fast, accurate, reliable and economical process analyzers. The rise of such -yet unavailable– systems will lead to a paradigm change throughout the process control and production chain. Significant cost savings from the Total-Cost-of-Ownership to improved process efficiency will result. We focus on the development of compact, robust and maintenance-free sensors for fast in-line multi-species chemical composition measurements for process analytics of many technically relevant gases such as hydrocarbons. The projected sensors will replace state-of-the-art systems of elevated cost and pollution. We will extend established laser-based in-line gas sensing to the mid-infrared “chemical fingerprint” spectral range for multi-species detection. The developments base upon two key technologies: (1) The integration of mid-IR laser arrays and (2) the advancement of spectroscopic and chemometric data evaluation. Tasks performed today with extractive systems with a delayed response of several minutes will become available within seconds and negligible delay. Demonstrators will be integrated in the control loop of a petro-chemical plant allowing significant improvements as optimized product quality, minimized waste and thus less environmental pollution and increased safety in cases where hazardous conditions have to be detected without delay.
The consortium represents the whole value added chain with major players in the field of mid-IR laser sources and their integration (nanoplus, III-V Lab), as well as a major player in the field of process analyzing equipment (Siemens AG). The contributions of scientifically established universities and institutes (CEA Leti, Universität Würzburg and Politechnika Wroclawska) and one SME (Airoptic) complete together with a prominent representative of the petrochemical industry (PREEM AB) as end user the consortium.

Call for proposal

H2020-SPIRE-2014-2015

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Sub call

H2020-SPIRE-2014

Coordinator

SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
Net EU contribution
€ 1 293 547,00
Address
Werner-von-siemens-str. 1
80333 Munchen
Germany

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Region
Bayern Oberbayern München, Kreisfreie Stadt
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,50

Participants (8)

JULIUS-MAXIMILIANS-UNIVERSITAT WURZBURG
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 558 875,00
Address
Sanderring 2
97070 Wuerzburg

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Region
Bayern Unterfranken Würzburg, Kreisfreie Stadt
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
NANOPLUS NANOSYSTEMS AND TECHNOLOGIES GMBH
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 776 483,00
Address
Oberer Kirschberg 4
97218 Gerbrunn

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Bayern Unterfranken Würzburg, Landkreis
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,75
POLITECHNIKA WROCLAWSKA
Poland
Net EU contribution
€ 350 972,00
Address
Wybrzeze Wyspianskiego 27
50-370 Wroclaw

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,50
III-V LAB

Participation ended

France
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Address
1 Avenue Augustin Fresnel Campus Polytechnique
91767 Palaiseau Cedex

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Region
Ile-de-France Ile-de-France Essonne
Activity type
Other
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
COMMISSARIAT A L ENERGIE ATOMIQUE ET AUX ENERGIES ALTERNATIVES
France
Net EU contribution
€ 965 777,00
Address
Rue Leblanc 25
75015 Paris 15

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Region
Ile-de-France Ile-de-France Paris
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,50
AIROPTIC SPOLKA Z OGRANICZONA ODPOWIEDZIALNOSCIA
Poland
Net EU contribution
€ 959 812,00
Address
Ul. Rubiez 46b Lok.
61 612 Poznan

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Makroregion północno-zachodni Wielkopolskie Miasto Poznań
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,50
PREEM AKTIEBOLAG
Sweden
Net EU contribution
€ 81 500,00
Address
Warfvinges Vag 45
11280 Stockholm

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Region
Östra Sverige Stockholm Stockholms län
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
MIRSENSE
France
Net EU contribution
€ 600 966,00
Address
8 Avenue De La Vauve
91120 Palaiseau

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Ile-de-France Ile-de-France Essonne
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,25