Imaging Spectrometer For Cyano Bacteria Algae in Lake And Pond Analysis Launched

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A new hyperspectral imaging device for detecting unwanted algae on ponds and lakes has been launched by LightForm. The PARISS Imaging Spectrograph and Spectrometer is cutting edge technology that can be used in numerous fields.

A leading hyperspectral imaging specialist in Asheville, North Carolina, has launched the PARISS Imaging Spectrograph and Spectrometer. It has a wide range of use cases and benefits, including being able to detect toxic algae known as Cyanobacteria on ponds.

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Visitors to the site will find that the newly launched device can provide precise spectra measurement and analysis with low signal to noise ratio.

The laboratory based hardware and software system is a highly adaptable tool that can be applied to numerous real-world situations and use cases.

The prism based system with curved sides produces high levels of optical power that deliver near aberration-free imaging. It also ensures 90% efficiency from 365 to 920-nm.

One of the things that makes PARISS unique is that it utilizes spectral waveform cross correlation analysis in order to best extract signal buried in noise and increase sensitivity.

This can be effective in detecting and analyzing Cyanobacteria, which is commonly found in ponds and lakes. Commonly referred to as blue-green algae, it is a noxious form of aquatic growth that accumulates on the downwind side of the water.

One of the issues with this is that it can be directly toxic to fish and wildlife. When the algae blooms, it produces a toxin that can kill fish when ingested.

It can also cause oxygen levels to drop below the required levels for fish to survive. PARISS can help with discovering, analyzing and combating algae growth on water.

The newly launched PARISS spectrograph can also be used in a wide range of other industries. These include other biological fields, medical research, and the detection of micro plastics in the soil.

LightForm, the company behind the product, state: “Uses include photo-luminescence, solar coatings, cyanobacteria detection, micro-plastics, nanoparticle characterization, spectral histopathology, spectral fluorescence imaging, and many industrial QC applications that require spectroscopic characterization of micron and sub-micron targets.”

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Contact Info:
Name: Jeremy Lerner
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Organization: LightForm, Inc
Address: 825c Merrimon Avenue Suite 351, Asheville, North Carolina 28804, United States

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