Author | Yvette Mattley, PhD

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Fluorescence Spectroscopy Detects Adulterated Honey

February 01, 2016

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The flavonoids that dominate the fluorescence spectra for honey shown in Figure 1 are polyphenols. These plant metabolites determine the color, aroma, and flavor of the honey, and provide antioxidant and other health benefits. The fluorescence spectrum for each honey sample illustrates the sensitivity of fluorescence spectroscopy for characterizing honey.

Relative Irradiance of Decorative Incandescent and LED Lights

February 01, 2015

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Although most often associated with Christmas, multicolored holiday lights are used year-round as an appealing decorative accent.