Our Accomplishments

Apollo-​​​​​Soyuz, 1975

NASA/Johnson Space Flight Center

Long Path Absorption Experiment (MA-059), VUV resonance lamps for in-situ measurement of oxygen and nitrogen by resonance absorption and fluorescence, 120nm and 130nm

Gas Spec, 1981

York University

Resonance starts a project to develop gas correlation spectrometers for tropospheric remote sensing.

OASIS Sounding Rocket, 1981

National Research Council Canada

Atomic oxygen light sources for resonance fluorescence and absorption measurements of the atmosphere between 60 and 250 km.

AERIES Sounding Rocket, 1984

National Research Council Canada

Rocket payload employing resonance fluorescence and absorption for the measurement of atomic oxygen and nitrogen between 70 and 200 km.

GASCOFIL, 1984

York University

Resonance develops a microprocessor-controlled UV gas correlation spectrometer and successfully measures the SO2 plume-flux from a coal-fueled power generating facility.

VUE (SDIO), 1987

Perkin Elmer

UV Kr continuum sources for in-flight calibration of satellite-borne UV camera.

GASCOFIL, 1987

York University and Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources

Resonance uses GASCOFIL to make measurements of SO2 and NO2 in a large forest fire plume.

GASCOSCAN, 1987

York University and Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources

Resonance develops an IR Scanning Spectrometer remote sensor and measures trace gases in a large forest fire plume.

LACE-UVPI, 1988

US Naval Research Center

Resonance develops a space-qualified UV-D2 continuum light sources for the in-flight calibration the satellite-borne Ultraviolet Plume Instrument.

GASCOFIL, 1988

NASA Langley Research Center

Resonance’s gas correlation spectrometer is modified and used to simulate remote sensing of CO and CH4 from orbit.

GASCOFIL, 1989

York University

Resonance’s gas correlation spectrometer is modified and used to make remote sensing measurements of CO column concentrations around a major urban center.

VIP Sounding Rocket, 1991

Applied Physics Laboratory

Space-qualified array of VUV Krypton line sources for the measurement of water vapor using VUV-induced dissociative fluorescence from a Titan rocket.

WINDO3, 1992

The University of Tokyo

Resonance’s self-calibrating rocket payload employing resonance fluorescence is used to make the shock-free measurements of atomic oxygen between 70 and 200 km.

GASCOFIL, 1993

York University and Universite de Montréal

Resonance’s gas correlation spectrometer is used to make pioneering IR remote-sensing measurements of gases from the Andean Volcano Galeras in Southern Columbia.

WF-PC II, 1993

NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Hubble Space Telescope,  VUV D2 sources for in-flight calibration of the Wide Field/Planetary Camera II, 110 to 400nm.

GASCOFIL. 1993

New Mexico Department of Highways

Resonance’s gas correlation spectrometer is modified and used to make cross road measurements of CO across an urban roadway in Albuquerque New Mexico.

WIND and POLAR Satellites, 1993

NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

VUV Xe continuum sources and fiber-optics for in-flight calibration of solar wind detectors on the SWE (Solar Wind Experiment on WIND and on HYDRA on POLAR, 178 to 200nm.

MSX Satellite, 1994

Applied Physics Laboratory

Resonance develops and space qualifies an array of 16 space-qualified VUV Kr line sources which are used in the 5 year MSX mission to measure water vapor in low earth orbit.

MAPS, 1994

NASA Langley Research Center

Resonance carries out 37,000 km GASCOFIL remote-sensing survey over North America.   These over flights were concurrent with collection of the CO MAPS data on STS 68 between Oct. 1 and 10, 1994.

Gravity Probe B, 1994

Stanford University

Resonance develops a space-qualified fiber-coupled UV light source to remove electro-static charge for the Gravity Probe-B mission.

STIS, 1995

Ball Aerospace

Aerospace and Communications Group. D2 and Kr lamps to cover spectral range of 110 to 300 nm for the Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph.

Micro MAPS, 1995

North Carolina State University

A miniaturized space-qualified gas correlation spectrometer for the remote sensing of atmospheric CO and N2O from orbit is developed and integrated into Clark Spacecraft.  The mission was cancelled and the remote sensor goes into storage before later use as an airborne remote sensor (see below).

ACS, 1996

Ball Aerospace

VUV Light Sources used for in-flight calibration of the Advanced Camera for Surveys on the Hubble Space Telescope delivered to Ball Aerospace.

1996

The Aerospace Corporation

Resonance develops, tests and delivers rocket qualified sodium and potassium line sources for atmospheric concentrations measurements from a payload launched on a Black Brant rocket.

ATOMS, 1996

The Canadian Space Agency

Atomic Oxygen exposure and Measurement System for spacecraft materials studies is developed and built for the Canadian Space Agency.

Gravity Probe B, 1997

Stanford University

Resonance develops and space qualifies the thermally-stabilized, fiber-optic UV charge control system used in the Gravity Probe B mission.  This mission will measure the gravitational effects of General Relativity.

Tiny WINDO, 1997

The University of Tokyo

Resonance’s Tiny WINDO measures Atomic Oxygen in the Middle Atmosphere and Stratosphere.

SPDM, 1998

MD Robotics

Resonance develops space-qualified visible light sources for the Space Station Special Purpose Dexterous Manipulator (SPDM)  OTCM Program.

VUV CO, 1998

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Resonance’s VUV fluorescence detection system measures Troposphere CO in DOE Atmospheric Field Studies (Phoenix 98, Philadelphia 99, Huston 2000, Pennsylvania 04).

Atomic Absorbtion, 1999

Stanford University, Gintzon Laboratory

Resonance develops a VUV Atomic Nitrogen Absorption System for nitride semiconductor research.

Atomic Absorbtion, 1999

Stanford University, Gintzon Laboratory

Resonance develops a VUV Atomic Oxygen Absorption System for YBO superconductor research.

ViewGas, 2000

Enbridge Consumers Gas

Resonance wins technology fund bid to develop a gas correlation remote sensor for Natural Gas.

WINDO4, 2000

The University of Tokyo

Resonance’s WINDO 4 measures Atomic Oxygen and Gravity Waves in the upper Atmosphere (WAVE2000) for University of Tokyo.

COSPEC, 2001

Hawaii Volcano Observatory

Resonance develops the digital COSPEC.

Rocket PID, 2002

Penn State University

Resonance’s VUV and UV Lamps are used to measure atmospheric and particulate species in middle atmosphere by VUV induced photo-ionization.

Mini PID, 2003

Resonance In-house Development

Resonance develops a miniaturized photoionization bulb for the detection of atmospheric trace constituents.

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RMDI, 2003

McGill University

Resonance and McGill University test the Resonance Mini DOAS I (RMDI) Differential Optical Absorption Spectrometer at Tarumae Volcano in Hokaido Japan.

COSPEC, 2003

Japan Meteorological Agency

Resonance develops and delivers a digital COSPEC to JMA.

ViewGAS, 2003

Northeast Gas Group

Resonance further develops its IR based natural gas remote sensor and performs field tests on gas service leaks.

WINDO5, 2004

The University of Tokyo

Resonance’s WINDO 5 measures Atomic Oxygen and Gravity Waves in the upper Atmosphere (WAVE2004).

INTEX-NA MicroMAPS, 2004

NASA Langley Research Center

MicroMAPS flown on the Scaled Composites Proteus High Altitude Aircraft and has retrieved CO Data over North America and Europe for NASA Langley Research Center and Virginia Space Grant Consortium.

RMDI, 2004

McGill University

Resonance and McGill University Test the Resonance Mini Doas I (RMDI) Differential Optical Absorption Spectrometer at Mt. Etna, Stroboli, Kudryavy Volcanoes.

LISA Pathfinder, 2004

Stanford University

Resonance develops the charge control system for the Stanford University, ESA and JPL’s LISA Pathfinder (GRS project technology test for the Laser Interferometer Space Antenna (LISA).

AD-COSPEC, 2004

Resonance In-house Development

Resonance develops a two-dimensional imaging correlation spectrometer for plume flux measurements using the DOAS technique.

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