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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Development of Sensing and Instrumentation Technologies for Food Safety and Sanitation Inspection in Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Processing

Location: Environmental Microbial and Food Safety Laboratory

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Development of a Raman chemical image detection algorithm for authenticating dry milk - (Proceedings)
(29-Apr-13)
Raman spectroscopy and imaging to detect contaminants for food safety applications - (Proceedings)
(29-Apr-13)
Hyperspectral and multispectral imaging for evaluating food safety and quality     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qin, J., Chao, K., Kim, M.S., Lu, R., Burks, T. 2013. Hyperspectral and multispectral imaging for evaluating food safety and quality. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 118:157-171.
Use of a portable hyperspectral imaging system for monitoring the efficacy of sanitation procedures in produce processing plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lefcourt, A.M., Wiederoder, M., Kim, M.S., Lo, Y., Liu, N. 2013. Use of a portable hyperspectral imaging system for monitoring the efficacy of sanitation procedures in produce processing plants. Journal of Food Engineering. DOI: 10.1016/j.jfoodeng.2013.02.019.
Development of a portable hyperspectral imaging system for monitoring the efficacy of sanitation procedures in food processing facilities - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lefcourt, A.M., Wiederoder, M., Kim, M.S., Lo, Y., Liu, N. 2013. Development of a portable hyperspectral imaging system for monitoring the efficacy of sanitation procedures in food processing facilities. Journal of Food Engineering. 117(1):59-66.
Uniqueness Of docosahexaenoic acid: A master Of DNA and A Quantum gate - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Crawford, M., Guest, M., Broadhurst, C.L., Schmidt, W.F., Nagar, A., Wang, Y. 2013. Uniqueness Of docosahexaenoic acid: A master Of DNA and A Quantum gate. Prostaglandins Leukotrienes and Essential Fatty Acids. 88:5-13.
Development of a pungency measuring system for red-pepper powder - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mo, C., Lee, K., Lim, J., Kim, M.S., Kang, S., Lee, H., Cho, B. 2013. Development of a pungency measuring system for red-pepper powder. Food Science and Biotechnology. 58(1):137-144.
Simultaneous detection of multiple adulterants in dry milk using macro-scale Raman chemical imaging     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qin, J., Chao, K., Kim, M.S. 2013. Simultaneous detection of multiple adulterants in dry milk using macro-scale Raman chemical imaging. Food Chemistry. 138:998-1007.
Detection of fresh-cut produce processing residues on food contact surface materials using hyperspectral imaging - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wiederoder, M., Lefcourt, A.M., Kim, M.S., Lo, Y. 2012. Detection of fresh-cut produce processing residues on food contact surface materials using hyperspectral imaging. Sensing and Instrumentation for Food Quality and Safety. DOI: 10.1007/s11694-012-9132-1.
Fluorescence based spectral assessment of pork meat freshness - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, J., Kim, M.S., Cho, B. 2012. Fluorescence based spectral assessment of pork meat freshness. Food Engineering Progress. 16(3):249-256.
Optimal optical filters of fluorescence excitation and emission for poultry fecal detection - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, T., Lee, H., Kim, M.S., Cho, B. 2012. Optimal optical filters of fluorescence excitation and emission for poultry fecal detection. Journal of Biosystems Engineering. 37(4):265-270.
Development of non-destructive quality measurement technique for cabbage seed (Brassica campestris L) using hyperspectral reflectance imaging - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ahn, C., Baek, I., Mo, C.Y., Kang, S., Kim, M.S., Cho, B. 2012. Development of non-destructive quality measurement technique for cabbage seed (Brassica campestris L) using hyperspectral reflectance imaging. Food Engineering Progress. 16(3):257-262.
Detection of cuticle defects on cherry tomatoes based on hyperspectral fluorescence imagery - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cho, B., Kim, M.S., Baek, I., Kim, D., Kim, Y. 2013. Detection of cuticle defects on cherry tomatoes based on hyperspectral fluorescence imagery. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 76:40-49.
Development and application of multispectral algorithms for defect apple inspection - (Proceedings)
Yang, C., Kim, M.S., Chao, K. 2012. Development and application of multispectral algorithms for defect apple inspection. ASABE Annual International Meeting. Paper #12133701.
Inspection of fecal contamination on strawberries using line-Scan LED-induced fluorescence imaging techniques - (Proceedings)
Chuang, Y., Yang, C., Kim, M.S., Delwiche, S.R., Chen, S., Chan, D.E. 2012. Inspection of fecal contamination on strawberries using line-Scan LED-induced fluorescence imaging techniques. ASABE Annual International Meeting. Paper No. 21337179.
A single peptide loop in an alpha-Helix - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(24-Jul-12)
Quantitative detection of pesticide concentration by Raman chemical method - (Abstract Only)
Chao, K., Qin, J., Kim, M.S., Chan, D.E., Fu, X. 2012. Quantitative detection of pesticide concentration by Raman chemical method. [abstract].
Evaluating internal maturity of tomatoes using spatially offset Raman spectroscopy - (Proceedings)
Qin, J., Chao, K., Kim, M.S. 2012. Evaluating internal maturity of tomatoes using spatially offset Raman spectroscopy. Proceedings of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers International (ASABE). Paper NO. 12-1337431.
The development of line-scan image recognition algorithms for the detection of frass on mature tomatoes - (Proceedings)
Yang, C., Kim, M.S., Millner, P.D., Chao, K., Chan, D.E. 2012. The development of line-scan image recognition algorithms for the detection of frass on mature tomatoes. Proceedings of SPIE. 8369(08):1-7.
An investigation of FT-Raman spectroscopy for quantification of additives to milk - (Abstract Only)
Cheng, Y., Qin, J., Lim, J., Chan, D.E., Kim, M.S., Chao, K. 2012. An investigation of FT-Raman spectroscopy for quantification of additives to milk. Proceedings of SPIE. 8369:83690W.
Classification of Korla fragrant pears using NIR hyperspectral imaging analysis - (Abstract Only)
Rao, X., Yang, C., Ying, Y., Chao, K., Kim, M.S. 2012. Classification of Korla fragrant pears using NIR hyperspectral imaging analysis. Proceedings of SPIE. 8369:83690Y.
Detecting multiple adulterants in dry milk using Raman chemical imaging - (Proceedings)
Qin, J., Chao, K., Kim, M.S. 2012. Detecting multiple adulterants in dry milk using Raman chemical imaging. Proceedings of SPIE. 8369:83690H.
Nondestructive evaluation of internal maturity of tomatoes using spatially offset Raman spectroscopy     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qin, J., Chao, K., Kim, M.S. 2012. Nondestructive evaluation of internal maturity of tomatoes using spatially offset Raman spectroscopy. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 71:21-31.
Raman chemical imaging technology for food safety and quality evaluation - (Abstract Only)
Qin, J., Chao, K., Kim, M.S. 2012. Raman chemical imaging technology for food safety and quality evaluation. BARC Poster Day.
Nondestructive imaging technologies for agro-food safety inspection - (Abstract Only)
Kim, M.S., Chao, K., Lefcourt, A.M., Yang, C., Chan, D.E. 2012. Nondestructive imaging technologies for agro-food safety inspection. [abstract].
Monitoring of biofilm formation on different material surfaces of medical devices using hyperspectral imaging method - (Proceedings)
Kim, D., Kim, M.S., Hwang, J. 2012. Monitoring of biofilm formation on different material surfaces of medical devices using hyperspectral imaging method. Proceedings of SPIE. 8215(07):1-7.
Lipid immiscibility and biophysical properties: Molecular order within and among unit cell volumes - (Proceedings)
Schmidt, W.F., Mookherji, S., Mitchell, A.D., Crawford, M. 2011. Lipid immiscibility and biophysical properties: Molecular order within and among unit cell volumes. Meeting Proceedings.
Computer vision in the poultry industry - (Book / Chapter)
Chao, K., Park, B., Kim, M.S. 2012. Computer vision in the poultry industry. Book Chapter. p. 330-351.
The application of hypserspectral imaging analysis to fresh food safety inspection - (Abstract Only)
Yang, C., Kim, M.S., Chao, K. 2011. The application of hypserspectral imaging analysis to fresh food safety inspection. ASABE Annual International Meeting.
Infra-red imaging technology for detection of bruise damages of Shingo pear - (Proceedings)
Cho, B., Kim, M.S., Lee, H., Delwiche, S.R. 2011. Infra-red imaging technology for detection of bruise damages of Shingo pear.. Proceedings of SPIE. 8027: 1-7.
Hyperspectral near-infrared reflectance imaging for detection of defect tomatoes - (Proceedings)
Lee, H., Kim, M.S., Jeong, D., Chao, K., Cho, B., Delwiche, S.R. 2011. Hyperspectral near-infrared reflectance imaging for detection of defect tomatoes. Proceedings of SPIE. 8027:1-9.
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