Applications Inspired by Sights and Sounds of Summer
A warm breeze, a holiday at the beach, fresh fruits and vegetables … Summertime conjures up all sorts of associations.
So, with summer as our inspiration, here are some applications featuring Ocean Optics spectrometers and accessories in keeping with the season:
|Absorbance of Anti-Oxidants in a Fruit Juice Blend (PDF)||Absorbance concentration of anthocyanins in acai juice||USB4000-UV-Vis spectrometer with cuvette holder, fibers and deuterium source|
|Getting to the Root of Peach |
|Identifying the rootstock of peaches||HR2000+ spectrometer, reflection probe and tungsten halogen-deuterium source|
|Measuring Beer Color||Identifying beer color using an OceanView software schematic||USB2000+ spectrometer, cuvette holder and optical fibers|
|Near Infrared Diffuse Reflection Analysis of Fruit||Determining starch and sugar content of mangoes||NIRQuest series NIR spectrometers and accessories|
For the person with a curious mind and backpack full of modular spectrometers and accessories, summertime inspiration might point in a different direction.
|Solar Irradiance Measurements using Miniature Spectroscopy (PDF) ||Ground- and air-based solar irradiance measurements||USB2000+-UV-Vis spectrometer, cosine corrector|
|The Sun Protection Factor of Sunscreen||Examining the UV filtering efficiency of sunscreens||Flame-S-UV-VIS-ES spectrometer, deuterium tungsten halogen source, filter holder|
|Transmission Characteristics of Sunglasses and Tinted Windows||Evaluating UV and Vis-NIR wavelength filtering efficiency of lenses||Flame spectrometer; STS-VIS spectrometer; ecoVis light source|
|VIDEO: Assessing Coral Reef Health||Simulating reef conditions to demonstrate spectroscopic measurement options||NIRQuest series NIR spectrometer and accessories|
|VIDEO: Spectroscopy in the Great Outdoors||An Ocean Optics team explores a local barrier island||STS and Flame series spectrometers, accessories|
With holidays to enjoy and festivals to attend, summer is filled with lots of things to do. But even fun stuff can have some serious science behind it.
|Title||Application||Featured Products||Inspired by …|
|Non-destructive Phenotyping of Postharvest Quality Traits of Tomatoes and Strawberries||Quality grading of vegetables and fruits||Ocean Optics legacy model Vis-NIR spectrometer||Strawberries and cream at Wimbledon (England)|
|On-site variety discrimination of tomato plant using visible-near infrared reflectance spectroscopy||Using NIR diffuse reflectance spectroscopy to distinguish tomato varieties||USB2000+ spectrometer and accessories||La Tomatina (Spain) – the world’s biggest food fight|
|Spectroscopy of Sports Drinks||Absorbance and color measurements of sports beverages||Flame spectrometer, deuterium tungsten halogen source, cuvette holder||Tour de France, cycling’s biggest event|
|VIDEO: Ocean Optics Meets Le Maitre Pyrotechnics and Effects||Monitoring plasma emission and emissive color of pyrotechnics||Flame spectrometer and accessories||Independence Day (USA); Bastille Day (France)|