A new project has started on the crowd funding site Kickstarter, which is a DIY kit that has been designed to help analyse materials and contaminants.
Its creator Jeffrey Yoo Warren now need help to build a library of open-source spectral data for the DIY kit. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the Spectrometry Kit project and see it in action.
“A spectrometer may not sound like what you wanted for your birthday, but it’s a ubiquitous tool for scientists to identify unknown materials, like oil spill residue or coal tar in urban waterways. But they cost thousands of dollars and are hard to use — so we’ve designed our own. This open hardware kit costs only $35, but has a range of more than 400-900 nanometers, and a resolution of as high as 3 nm”
The DIY Spectrometry Kit project is currently over on the Kickstarter website looking to raise enough pledges to make the jump from concept to production. So if you think DIY Spectrometry Kit is something you could benefit from, visit the Kickstarter website now to make a pledge and help DIY Spectrometry Kit become a reality.