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Cost effective spectral sensor solutions for hand held and field applications
Author(s): Edgar Reetz; Martin Correns; Gunther Notni
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Paper Abstract

Optical spectroscopy is without doubt one of the most important non-contact measurement principles. It is used in a wide range of applications from bio-medical to industrial fields. One recent trend is to miniaturize spectral sensors to address new areas of application. The most common spectral sensor type is based on diffraction gratings, while other types are based on micro mechanical systems (MEMS) or filter technologies. The authors represent the opinion that there is a potentially wide spread field of applications for spectrometers, but the market limits the range of applications since they cannot keep up with targeted cost requirements for consumer products. The present article explains an alternative approach for miniature multichannel spectrometer to enhance robustness for hand held field applications at a cost efficient price point.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 June 2015
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 9525, Optical Measurement Systems for Industrial Inspection IX, 95253J (22 June 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2184707
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Edgar Reetz, Technische Univ. Ilmenau (Germany)
Martin Correns, Technische Univ. Ilmenau (Germany)
Gunther Notni, Technische Univ. Ilmenau (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9525:
Optical Measurement Systems for Industrial Inspection IX
Peter Lehmann; Wolfgang Osten; Armando Albertazzi Gonçalves, Editor(s)

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