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Reagents



Reagents are a type of chemical which react to a specific compound, typically changing color or opacity when that compound is present. Usually, you add a few drops of a reactive chemical into a container of your sample, and look for a color change. Some reagents are dried onto flat strips or put inside glass tubes (for air testing).

Questions

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Does the Beer Lambert law apply to the opacity of reagents? @warren about 1 year ago

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Activities

Reagents are a really broad category, but some techniques related to them may be usable for various target chemicals.

Purpose Category Status Author Time Difficulty Replications
Detecting Pesticides in Organic and Conventional Raspberries using Open Source Instrumentation - - @silverhammer - hard 0 replications: Try it »

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Additional work

Title Author Updated Likes
How can we detect contaminants in water samples with a DIY spectrometer using reagents? @warren 12 months ago
Draft: Find the concentration of a liquid with a DIY spectrometer @warren about 1 year ago
Does the Beer Lambert law apply to the opacity of reagents? @warren about 1 year ago
Question: Can DIY-spectrometer be used for analysis of soil @interestedperson_ha over 2 years ago
Evaluation of Pesticide Residues in Organic Raspberries using Different Extraction Solvents @silverhammer almost 5 years ago
Detecting Pesticides in Organic and Conventional Raspberries using Open Source Instrumentation @silverhammer almost 5 years ago
Reagent-based PAH, VOH, PCB testing kits for soil and water, with pricing @warren almost 5 years ago


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