Plastic tubing is available in a variety of opacities ranging from clear to translucent. The transparency of plastic tubing is varied for reasons such as...
Ocean Optics
10.8.2018
10:23am
In this application note, we evaluated a color shift that occurred with deposition of a thin film of aluminum chrome alloy to a cured, powdercoated wheel. The...
Ocean Optics
10.8.2018
10:19am
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In this application note, conducted as part of a feasibility study, we measured the reflectivity of both metal and plastic encoder wheels before and after...
Ocean Optics
10.8.2018
10:16am
Plastic resins are composed of a range of polymer types. Similarities in the size and shape of the resins make them difficult to distinguish by sight alone. In...
Ocean Optics
10.8.2018
10:13am
Many debilitating skin conditions begin with the same, seemingly innocuous symptom – erythema. As blood flow in capillaries close to the surface increases, the...
Ocean Optics
10.8.2018
10:10am
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A "smart" oxygen cuvette has been developed by coating the inner surface of a plastic (PMMA) cuvette with sol-gel based oxygen-sensitive indicator material....
Ocean Optics
10.8.2018
10:07am
The next time you're at the dentist getting a light-cured "filling," more accurately known as a photocured resin-based composite (RBC), you might want to take...
Ocean Optics
10.8.2018
10:04am
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In this overview, we take a look at some typical applications of spectroscopy for health monitoring and demonstrate how simple skin reflectance measurements...
Ocean Optics
10.8.2018
10:00am
Transmission measurements can be used to study the composition, color and even the impurities in a material. When that material is formed into a thin sheet of...
Ocean Optics
10.8.2018
9:56am
A modular spectroscopy setup based on the Ocean Optics HR2000+ high resolution spectrometer was used to monitor changes in argon plasma emission following the...
Ocean Optics
10.8.2018
9:51am
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Food sorting and grading are key food manufacturing processes where optical sensing solutions help to ensure consistent quality and improve process efficiency.
Ocean Optics
10.8.2018
9:46am
In less than 60 years, lasers have transformed from the imagined "ray gun" of science fiction into everyday reality. Used everywhere from bar code scanners to...
Ocean Optics
10.5.2018
10:30am
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Thanks to the evolution of small, handheld spectrometers, applications such as the testing and binning of LEDs are more easily managed than with previous...
Ocean Optics
10.5.2018
10:26am
Ocean Optics spectrometers and accessories can be configured into small-footprint systems for measuring the color and absolute or relative irradiance of light...
Ocean Optics
10.5.2018
10:23am
In this application note, fluorescence is measured using a high sensitivity QE series spectrometer to determine if inherent fluorescence techniques are viable...
Ocean Optics
10.5.2018
10:21am
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Anti-reflection coatings (ARC), silicon and silicon nitride films are often used in semiconductor processing. Because silicon film is relatively thick, the...
Ocean Optics
10.5.2018
10:14am
A range of options is available for Raman analysis, including systems suitable for handheld, laboratory and educational applications. Systems typically...
Ocean Optics
10.1.2018
8:12pm
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A new variant of SERS developed by a group at Jackson State University in Mississippi, U.S., uses a hybrid probe composed of graphene oxide attached to a...
Ocean Optics
10.1.2018
8:09pm
Advances in sensor materials and optoelectronics have enabled novel optical sensors for applications in life sciences, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and more...
Ocean Optics
10.1.2018
8:01pm
Spectral reflectance measurements offer an objective way to measure skin throughout dermatological studies, providing quantitative data on color and absorbance...
Ocean Optics
10.1.2018
7:58pm
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Safety in the workplace is important regardless where you clock in every day. Even basic microbiological work has some associated risks. It is with this eye...
Labconco
10.1.2018
5:10pm
In this project, we measured the fluorescence of edible oils – canola, corn, olive, peanut and sunflower — and compared the relative fluorescence intensity for...
Ocean Optics
9.19.2018
8:28pm
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The acai berry has been reported to have the highest levels of antioxidant anthocyanins, measured as oxygen radical absorption capacity (ORAC), of any fruit or...
Ocean Optics
9.19.2018
8:24pm
In this application note, we focus on Shortwave NIR measurements of seeds and grains, although NIR spectroscopy techniques work well for a range of food sample...
Ocean Optics
9.19.2018
8:18pm
The Spark spectral sensor makes a great choice for many emerging applications of spectroscopy including anti-counterfeiting of high value food ingredients such...
Ocean Optics
9.19.2018
8:16pm
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This article will show how transmission spectroscopy can be applied to achieve fine control of beverage color. Using a spectral sensor, measurements were taken...
Ocean Optics
9.19.2018
8:13pm
NIR reflectance spectroscopy provides a reliable method for measuring food quality. Consumers demand high quality and consistency from their ingredients. For...
Ocean Optics
9.19.2018
8:10pm
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Chemometrics is a powerful tool for the analysis of optical spectroscopy of complex chemical systems like foods. This primer introduces the basics of...
Ocean Optics
9.19.2018
8:08pm
High value ground powders like spices are frequently adulterated, as it is often difficult for consumers and importers to evaluate quality based on sensory...
Ocean Optics
9.19.2018
8:05pm
Gluten is a protein composite found in wheat, rye and barley that gives dough its elastic and chewy texture. For people with severe gluten intolerance or...
Ocean Optics
9.19.2018
8:02pm
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