Light dilution via wavelength management for efficient high-density photobioreactors.

@article{Ooms2017LightDV,
  title={Light dilution via wavelength management for efficient high-density photobioreactors.},
  author={Matthew D. Ooms and Percival J. Graham and Brian Nguyen and Edward H. Sargent and David Sinton},
  journal={Biotechnology and bioengineering},
  year={2017},
  volume={114 6},
  pages={1160-1169}
}
The spectral distribution of light influences microalgae productivity; however, development of photobioreactors has proceeded largely without regard to spectral optimization. Here, we use monochromatic light to quantify the joint influence of path length, culture density, light intensity, and wavelength on productivity and efficiency in Synechococcus elongatus. The productivity of green light was ∼4× that of red at the highest levels of culture density, depth, and light intensity. This… CONTINUE READING

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