July Spectra of the Month: Soil Contamination

July Spectra of the Month: Soil Contamination
   
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Friday, 28 July 2017

Avantes has been talking about the environment this month. Check out our experiment testing for soil contamination.

Equipment used:

  • UV-VIS Spectrometer: AVASPEC-ULS2048L-USB2-UA-RS

                Wavelength Range:         200-1000             

                Slit / Grating:                     RS-25 / UA         

                Coatings/Features:         DUV2048-COATING        OSC-UA                DCL-UV/VIS-200

  • NIR Spectrometer: AvaSpec-NIR512-1.7-TEC

                Wavelength Range:         1000-1650                                                                                                           

                Slit/Grating:                        25 / NIR200-1.5                

                Coatings/Features:         OSF-850-3

  • Reflection Fiber: FCR-UVIR600-2-BX         
  • Light Source: AVASPHERE-50-LS-HAL

SAMPLE

                Reference:         Potting soil without oil

                Sample 01:          Potting soil with 2mL SAE 10W-30 motor oil

                Sample 02:          Potting soil with 4mL SAE 10W-30 motor oil

MEASUREMENT SETTINGS

UV-VIS Spectrometer:

                Int.time -->          40.54999924 [ms]           NrOfAverages-->              12           Smoothing-->    0

 

NIR Spectrometer:

                Int.time -->         3.910022497 [ms]           NrOfAverages-->              100         Smoothing-->    1

 


Setup Pictures

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Spectra Images

SPECTRA OF THE MONTH AUG ENVIRON OIL IN SOIL AVASOFT GRAPH
Soil Contaminated with Oil

 

 


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