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Modelling a Holographic Particle Counter

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CTR Carinthian Tech Research AG, 9524 Villach/St. Magdalen, Austria
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Institute of Electronic Sensor Systems, Graz University of Technology, 8010 Graz, Austria
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Presented at the Eurosensors 2018 Conference, Graz, Austria, 9–12 September 2018.
Proceedings 2018, 2(13), 967; https://doi.org/10.3390/proceedings2130967
Published: 30 November 2018
(This article belongs to the Proceedings of EUROSENSORS 2018)
In order to design an imaging unit of a novel holographic particle counter an aerosol particle model was developed to generate a virtual hologram plane of an aerosol volume of interest. The herein presented model combines the three essential components to help dimensioning a target detection unit: (i) an In-Line holography model with a reference light source and a basic transfer function of an imager to take into account imager size, pixel pitch and exposure time; (ii) an aerosol particle model with particles of variable count, size and spatial distribution; and (iii) the possibility to import fluid dynamics simulation data to simulate the particle flow in an arbitrary sampling volume.
Keywords: aerosol particle model; Condensation Particle Counter; In-Line holography aerosol particle model; Condensation Particle Counter; In-Line holography
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Brunnhofer, G.; Bergmann, A. Modelling a Holographic Particle Counter. Proceedings 2018, 2, 967.

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