Author | Dieter Bingemann, Ph.D

Articles

The Sun Protection Factor of Sunscreen

July 12, 2016

Spectroscopy

Article

In this application note, we evaluate sunscreen samples using spectroscopy. The same experimental setup can measure the SPF of fabrics and other materials, demonstrating how modular spectrometers can measure samples relevant to health.

Plastic Recycling with NIR Spectroscopy

May 05, 2016

Spectroscopy

Article

Single use of plastic products contributes to a dramatic trash problem worldwide. Since the near-infrared spectrum of every polymer is unique, spectroscopy can be used to identify and sort a large variety of plastics with high specificity. This application note demonstrates the principle of plastic sorting using near-infrared spectroscopy.

Stray Light and Absorbance

April 13, 2016

Spectroscopy

Article

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

Spectroscopy

Article

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.