An Introduction to our Optical Sensors Portfolio

Optical sensors convert rays of light to electronic signals which can be utilized by different measurement principles. They offer the possibility of contactless measurement and are easy to install.   Lufft sensors are used around the world because of their efficiency, ease of use, and minimal disturbance to the immediate environment. The versatility of the optical measurement […]

Ceilometers Detect Wildfire Smoke From the U.S. West Coast Crossing the Ocean

Waldbrände nahe einer Stadt in Kalifornien

2020 will go down in history not only as the year of COVID-19 but also of devastating wildfires. Their consequences reach out far. Harmful plume particles float over thousands of miles, as ceilometers from various countries show. Burning forests and bushes have left swaths of destruction in Australia, Siberia, and, most recently, in Brazil and […]

How does fine dust affect solar systems?

A two-year MIT study revealed how air pollution negatively affects the performance of solar panels. The particles in the air prevent part of the incoming the solar irradiance to reach solar panels. For their observations, they chose Delhi, India as the location, as it is probably the most polluted city in the world. The MIT […]