Sensing fresh water contamination using fluorescence methods

  title={Sensing fresh water contamination using fluorescence methods},
  author={Julius Okache and Barry G. D. Haggett and Robin Maytum and Andrew Mead and David M. Rawson and Tahmina Ajmal},
  journal={2015 IEEE SENSORS},
Water quality monitoring requires characterization of a range of organic and inorganic components present within the sample. We present here initial findings in the design of a novel system to detect contaminants by characterizing their characteristic fluorescence fingerprints in a 3-dimensional excitation emission matrix. This is a proof of principle for a system that would then use principal component analysis to diagnose the individual contaminants present in real world samples. A high… Expand

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