sugar
sugar


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rahamath_prizm " So good to know it got identified soon. passive income " | Read more » almost 4 years ago
straylight " thanks solaris, yes, the yeast, like the sugar, has bolted. An analytical test for red and white wine, excellent, we are making progress :) Agre..." | Read more » almost 4 years ago
solaria " Thanks Stray'. Actually, the 0.06 A for the wine was at 5 cm path. Divide by 5 to get 1 cm path for comparison. If yeast/fermentation was cont..." | Read more » almost 4 years ago
straylight " solaria, great work, much kudos deserved. A rigorous experiment. Like david_uwi, I wondered at why sucrose is absorbing visible light (VL) at all..." | Read more » almost 4 years ago
solaria " Well, the sucrose absorbance is very low, but it's not zero. See Sucrose Absorbance. Since the data is 'clean' and the calculations match expec..." | Read more » almost 4 years ago
david_uwi " Problem I have is that sucrose solution looks colorless so does not absorb visible light. I feel that the changes in absorbance that you are seein..." | Read more » almost 4 years ago
solaria "Here’s my try at this experiment. Basically, Yes, you can detect added sugar in wine, but it’s a very small change, and requires an accurate basel..." | Read more » almost 4 years ago
Ag8n "Another good way to quantitate sugars is with a refractometer. They are pretty cheap and often used in wineries. " | Read more » about 4 years ago
david_uwi "Both glucose and sucrose solutions are colourless so visible light is not going to work. A homemade spectrometer will not go very far into the UV ,..." | Read more » about 4 years ago
kokoz "I think the sucrose is in different wavelenghts? in human body sucrose is broken down in to glucose.. " | Read more » about 4 years ago
warren "I don't know about glucose, but this post notes how to detect sugar (sucrose, i guess?) in wine: https://publiclab.org/notes/ygzstc/07-23-2014/dete..." | Read more » about 4 years ago
34zhijian "Hi, how does one download the data in the appendix? Thanks! " | Read more » over 4 years ago
stoft "Good observations -- but why use a CFL which has poor SNR for wide-band averaging because the spikes prevent using higher light intensities for bro..." | Read more » over 8 years ago
ygzstc "Thanks a lot Jeff! " | Read more » over 8 years ago
warren "I think i found the data on Yagiz's Spectral Workbench profile, and I made a set: https://spectralworkbench.org/sets/show/1369 Embeds don't seem t..." | Read more » over 8 years ago
straylight "ah yes, good thinking. well done again on your work, a very well written research note as well. stu " | Read more » over 8 years ago
ygzstc "Thanks Stu... I just wanted to see if added sugar is detectable first. If yes, you can may be measure the sugar levels during wine making process a..." | Read more » over 8 years ago
straylight "A rather nice exercise, well done. Quite surprising results I think, I would have predicted the extra sugar to have had minimal effect on the trans..." | Read more » over 8 years ago
btbonval "I just saw an article about detecting if a drink has been drugged: http://www.gadgetify.com/pd-id-tells-drink-drugged/ How much sugar is in wine? ..." | Read more » over 8 years ago
warren "Oh I was just hoping for links to the raw data you collected. " | Read more » over 8 years ago
ygzstc "Info about the spectra is in the appendix already but I guess you mean something different by linking? Am I missing something? " | Read more » over 8 years ago
warren "Sorry! Spectral Workbench. " | Read more » over 8 years ago
ygzstc "Sorry but what is SW? " | Read more » over 8 years ago
warren "Wow, very cool! Can you link to your spectra on SW? " | Read more » over 8 years ago