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This site offers an introductory course on estimation of measurement uncertainty, specifically related to chemical analysis (analytical chemistry). The course gives the main concepts and mathematical apparatus of measurement uncertainty… Read more »

Analog and Digital Conversion for Chemical Instrumentation

This is a module focused on explaining the need for and use of analog-to-digital converters in analytical chemistry. Both a graphical and textual version are available in English and a… Read more »

(10062) Intro to XRF- An Analytical Perspective

X-ray fluorescence is of substantial importance in industry, yet there are few experts doing forefront research in the academic world as of early 2011. Presentation materials suitable for self-study or… Read more »

Analytical Chemistry 2.0

A complete textbook for Quantitative Analysis is freely downloadable. Teach yourself Analytical Chemistry, or be part of a class on the subject. The website is available here .

Introduction to Lasers

Lasers are preferred light sources for high resolution or time-resolved optical spectroscopy. This module introduces the workings of lasers and gives examples of common designs.The website is available here .

Photodetectors and Fiber Optics

Power point slides to support a lecture on the principles and usage of photodiodes and optical fibers for sensors and instrumentation. There is no supporting text for the slides.The website… Read more »

Photodiode Technical Guide

This website by Hamamatsu provides a fairly extensive presentation on the fundamentals and operational characteristics of a photodiode. One can learn about what governs the spectral response region, the gain… Read more »

Introduction to Dynodes

This site is presented as a guided exploration into the operation of a photomultiplier from the first light incidence to the output signal. Questions guide the exploration and allow (sometimes… Read more »

PMT HandBook

This commercial site is an extensive description of the fundamentals and applications of photomultipliers including their characteristics, structures, operating parameters, and applications areas. The contents are provided in 14 chapters… Read more »

An Inexpensive Field-Programmable Potentiostat

This website describes the practical design and construction of a small, inexpensive programmable potentiostat including a list of the components and circuitry for building a complete self-contained potentiostat – all… Read more »

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