Cicely Rathmell, M.Sc


Stray Light and Absorbance

April 13, 2016

In this technical note we discuss the causes and consequences of stray light, and provide suggestions for mitigating its effects in your experimental setup.

Chemometric Analysis of Food

March 05, 2016

The combination of fast, modular spectrometers from Ocean Optics, with powerful chemometrics tools creates new opportunities for rapid, on-site testing of foods and other samples. From quick and inexpensive measurements in complex situations, to sample identification rivaling expert abilities or online quality control – the possibilities are endless.

Adulteration of Spices

January 08, 2016

In this application note, we focus on identification of adulterants in ground spices. Reflectance spectra collected using Ocean Optics spectroscopic systems can reveal features signaling common spice adulterants, providing rapid on-site quality assessment without the need for chemical analysis.