Development of Low-Cost Fiber Optic Based Ammonia Detector for Fishpond Application

Budi Mulyanti, Yuski Maolid Rizki Faozan, Ajuni Budi Pantjawati, Roer Eka Pawinanto, Lilik Hasanah, Wahyu Sasongko Putro


 In this study aims to develop low-cost sensor based on fiber optic to detect ammonia substance for fishpond application. The simple design of detector leads it to move around   easily in the fishpond and to have a high accuracy in detecting ammonia substance during acid rain event. The testing result shows the maximum absorption loss with variation ammonia mass 1~5% with light source 1310 nm using Optical Spectrum Analyzer (OSA) and low-cost sensor ammonia detector (Photodiode FDS10X10) are 27.56 dBm and 25.86 dBm respectively. A good result over testing and validation process is states that the development of low-cost sensor has successful working with high accuracy.


Acid rain; Ammonia (NH3); Fiber optic; Fishpond; Low-cost sensor


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