Journal of Analytical Methods in Chemistry

Journal of Analytical Methods in Chemistry / 2000 / Article

Open Access

Volume 22 |Article ID 242419 | 6 pages | https://doi.org/10.1155/S1463924600000134

Performance characteristics of a low-cost, field-deployable miniature CCD spectrometer

Abstract

Miniature spectrometers incorporating array detectors are becoming a viable, low-cost option for field and process deployments. The performance characteristics of one such instrument are reported and compared with those of a conventional benchtop instrument. The parameters investigated were wavelength repeatability, photometric linearity, instrumental noise (photometric precision) and instrumental drift.

Copyright © 2000 Hindawi Publishing Corporation. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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