stoft 28 research notes and 28 wiki edits | Joined about 6 years ago






High-Rez WebCam Spectrometers

by stoft over 2 years ago | 12 | 1,900 views | 3


PLab-3 Proto Slit Upgrade

by stoft over 2 years ago | 5 | 284 views | 2




Spectrometer DVD-Alignment Auto-Correction

by stoft about 3 years ago | 0 | 144 views | 0


Spectrometer Peak-Hold

by stoft about 3 years ago | 0 | 156 views | 0


Spectrometer Noise Solution?

by stoft about 3 years ago | 4 | 293 views | 1


Spectrometer Time Filter

by stoft about 3 years ago | 0 | 93 views | 0


Spectrometer Noise

by stoft about 3 years ago | 5 | 164 views | 1


Spectrometer Stability

by stoft about 3 years ago | 9 | 163 views | 3


405nm LED vs Laser

by stoft over 3 years ago | 19 | 1,003 views | 1


CFL Selection

by stoft over 3 years ago | 3 | 240 views | 3


OTK Proto3 Analysis

by stoft over 3 years ago | 5 | 134 views | 2


OTK Proto3

by stoft over 3 years ago | 6 | 480 views | 5


Musings: Spectrometer Stability

by stoft almost 4 years ago | 11 | 80 views | 2


PLab 3 Gain Correction

by stoft over 4 years ago | 37 | 449 views | 4


PLab 3 Spectrometer Upgrade Prototype

by stoft over 4 years ago | 11 | 1,051 views | 6


CFL Cal Error Explained

by stoft over 4 years ago | 3 | 149 views | 3


Optimal Slit Width

by stoft over 4 years ago | 0 | 559 views | 2


PLab 3 Sanm Camera Focus

by stoft over 4 years ago | 0 | 131 views | 2


PLab Spectrometer Gain-Correction

by stoft over 4 years ago | 25 | 275 views | 4


PLab's WebCam (Non)Linearity

by stoft about 5 years ago | 0 | 113 views | 3


HDR2: Using Over-Exposure to Your Advantage

by stoft over 5 years ago | 4 | 109 views | 2


HDR: In search of High-er Dynamic Range

by stoft about 6 years ago | 2 | 113 views | 5


Can I use a DVD or does it have to be a DVD-R ?

tmanmerlin asked about about 1 year ago

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Can you get color temperature from spectra

miramon asked about over 1 year ago

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How to interpret the results?

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amir129 asked about over 1 year ago

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How can I reduce ambient light inside the Desktop Spectrometry Starter Kit?

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What mechanical specs can and should PLab spectrometers meet?

stoft asked about almost 3 years ago

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Question: What does the vertical scale mean?

someHerrings asked about over 3 years ago

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" Yes, once the camera exposure is under control (and fixed value) then the linearity can be measured -- IF you have controlled means of adjusting t..." | Read more » 5 days ago
"From that link, I found a 'settings' file here: https://gitlab.com/bath_open_instrumentation_group/picamera_cra_compensation/blob/fdb98308149e686a..." | Read more » 5 days ago
" Right, the camera's do automate as much as possible, which works against the needs of spectrometers. If the AGC cannot be shut off, then it become..." | Read more » 5 days ago
" Good work and observations. Yes, I think HDR techniques can help extract additional dynamic range from these simple cameras. In reading through yo..." | Read more » 5 days ago
"Progress. Right, the likely alignment issue is grating to camera which is notoriously hard to do without having much mechanical control beyond tape..." | Read more » 15 days ago
" Right ... the optical distances are very small ;-) which is why mechanical rigidity is so important ... (think of the 'optical bench' which is mad..." | Read more » 17 days ago
" A while back I experimented with some 35mm 'slide-mount' holographic grating film (I believe it was 1200) vs the DVD (which is 740). The diffracti..." | Read more » 18 days ago
" Looks like a nice clean construction. The glue should help mechanical stability. I did notice the swap from DVD to what appears to be a film holog..." | Read more » 19 days ago
"Observation of some basic system parameters will help define the limits. 1) A single stable source (Solux and CFL) plus the PLab-class spectromete..." | Read more » 2 months ago
"With non steady-state sources, measurement error results from asynchronous data sampling. The 'fix' is either long integration time (assuming the s..." | Read more » 2 months ago
"Ok, the project concepts are taking shape which always prompts more thoughts. 1) By 2D mapping the light spectrum and relative intensity, you will..." | Read more » 2 months ago
"A few more thoughts... On absolute 'average' intensity - You could use a Solux source (at fixed distance and known orientation) as a transfer stan..." | Read more » 2 months ago
" Ah, I've seen the curve on the web but it was not attributed to the specific sensor. It's helpful to now have that information. It looks like the ..." | Read more » 2 months ago
" Jasmin, glad my previous notes were helpful. I did find one plot for the IMX219, but it was not from Sony and only covered to 700nm. The IMX265 c..." | Read more » 2 months ago
"Interesting project. I did not readily find spectral response curves from Sony on the IMX219 sensor though others in that family of devices appear..." | Read more » 2 months ago
" "The diffraction grating is not perfectly flat" would suggest you are using one of the readily available 35-mm laser holographic film gratings -- ..." | Read more » 5 months ago
"The spectrum of most common halogen lamps is neither smooth nor flat and generally do not have published spectral data. You might consider the Solu..." | Read more » 11 months ago
"On using only raw data (eg. using the CSV 'avg' data): Yes, you could implement a simple linear mapping of pixel:nm with the data from a CFL spectr..." | Read more » 12 months ago
"I'll admit I'm not following your comparisons -- but a few thoughts anyway in case they will help. The second plot at least shows a CFL spectra; al..." | Read more » 12 months ago
"Also, 5 - Use 'absolute' measurement values when mathematically comparing amplitude of spectra -- where the only change between plots is the experi..." | Read more » 12 months ago
"Ok, visualizing the spectra helps. 1 - The calibration (wavelength calibration using a CFL source) does not require an amplitude change (though SWB..." | Read more » 12 months ago
"Could not find the actual spectra from the info provided. How about an explicit link or post the graphic? " | Read more » 12 months ago
"True, the physical layer aspect is one issue. The other fundamental issue is the 'line spacing' of the recording 'tracks' which form the diffractio..." | Read more » about 1 year ago
"Pollution comes in many forms and many of the worst contaminants will not alter the appearance so visible light spectrometers (i.e. PLab types) wil..." | Read more » about 1 year ago

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