Ocean Insight

Articles

Spectroscopy Solutions Brochure

October 08, 2021

Brochure highlights Ocean Insight’s application capabilities, with examples from characterization of paint properties to monitoring of lens material curing processes.

High Speed Applications in Home Lighting

September 17, 2021

In this application, the rapid scan rate of the Ocean FX spectrometer enables measurement of flicker (frequency, amplitude, chromatic variation) in home lighting.

Raman Analysis of Fuel Markers

August 10, 2021

In this application note, we test the viability of the small-footprint, 785 nm Ocean HDX Raman spectrometer for detection of trace levels of BPE fuel marker.

Free Space Coupling and Spectrometer Performance v2

July 14, 2021

In this tech tip, we discuss the relationship of free space coupling and spectrometer performance, the role of fibers and slits, and how to manage light in your setup.

Raman Spectroscopy for Reaction Monitoring

June 08, 2021

In this application note, we use a modular Raman spectrometer setup to monitor the kinetics and reaction completion of a quick-curing, two-part epoxy.

Monitoring Environmental Elements and Climate Conditions

May 03, 2021

Partners from the environmental sensing company JB Hyperspectral discuss the challenges of field measurements and their use of Ocean Insight spectrometers.

Spectroscopy for Plastics Recycling

April 14, 2021

In this application note, we explore how spectroscopy can be used in plastics recycling to identify and sort a variety of plastics with a high degree of specificity.

Reflectance of Aluminum Alloys for Wheels

March 11, 2021

In this application note, we use an Ocean Insight spectrometer to measure the color shift that occurs with deposition of an aluminum alloy to a powder-coated wheel.

Identifying Textiles with Extended-Range NIR Spectroscopy

February 01, 2021

FT-NIR spectroscopy is a useful tool to identify textile samples, with distinct spectral features observed at wavelengths >1350 nm. This approach can be applied to authentication of natural and synthetic consumer textile products.