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==Updates (August 2010)==
*'''[[User:Vincent Rouilly|Vincent]] 05:38, 15 August 2010 (EDT)''': some more news about available spectrometers:
**[The Dragon Miniature Spectrometer, range 350-900 nm, Resolution ~2.0 nm (600$) http://oceansurfshack.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=2&products_id=5]
**[Miniature spectrometers (USB interface), Aseq Instruments (~ 800$-1100$) http://www.aseq-instruments.com/]
**[Mini Spectrometers from Stellarnet (~2500$) http://www.stellarnet.us/products_spectrometers_BlueWave.htm]
*[Building a home-brew recording spectrograph (great tutorial) http://sci-toys.com/scitoys/scitoys/light/spectrograph/spectrograph.html]
* To do list (Tuesday 9th Dec)
* To do list (Tuesday 9th Dec)

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Open Spectrophotometer Project


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Check our Urinomics Project based on the Open Spectrophotometer design.

Driving forces:

  • to provide a open source hardware LED-based spectrophotometer
  • to establish a Open Data Set repository for spectrometric data
  • to develop visualisation and data mining tools for spectrometric data


Vincent 07:09, 31 January 2009 (EST):Check our Urinomics Project based on the Open Spectrophotometer design.

Synthetic Biology Foundations Prism

Updates (August 2010)


  • To do list (Tuesday 9th Dec)
    • draft application form
      • spectrophotometer prototype
      • spectrometric data format (matthieu)
      • spectrometric database infrastructure (vincent)
      • Media-Lab le Prado installation (tuur)
  • Vincent 17:10, 3 December 2008 (EST): 03-12-2008 Meeting:
    • project update (Matthieu, Tuur, Vincent)
    • Tuur: arduino-based prototype
    • Next meeting Tuesday 9th Dec
  • Vincent 06:21, 1 December 2008 (EST): Project starts !
  • INTERACTIVOS?09: Garage Science Workshop-Seminar. Application deadline, 14th Dec 2008.

Project description

  • to find my thoughts/proposals on how to introduce our project: Introduction


  • Thanks to the OpenWetWare folks for providing such an amazing Open Science platform (Courses, Protocols, Resources ...)
  • Banner picture and illustration from Ecstaticist on Flickr (CC).