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Research Project: Nondestructive Quality Assessment and Grading of Fruits and Vegetables

Location: Sugarbeet and Bean Research

Title: Spatially-resolved spectroscopic technique for measuring optical properties of food

item CEN, HAIYAN - Zhejiang University
item Lu, Renfu
item NGUYEN-DO-TRONG, NGHIA - Katholieke University
item SAEYS, WOUTER - Katholieke University

Submitted to: Book Chapter
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: 9/25/2015
Publication Date: 5/1/2016
Citation: Cen, H., Lu, R., Nguyen-Do-Trong, N., Saeys, W. 2016. Spatially-resolved spectroscopic technique for measuring optical properties of food. In: Lu, R., editor. Light Scattering Technology for Food Property, Quality and Safety Assessment. Abingdon, United Kingdom: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group. p. 159-186.

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: Quantification of optical properties is important to understand light interaction with biological materials, and to develop effective optical sensing techniques for property characterization and quality measurement of food products. This chapter reviews spatially-resolved method, with the focus on fiber optic probe-based, imaging-based, hyperspectral imaging-based, and spatial-frequency domain imaging-based techniques. The theory and modeling of the techniques is presented, and instrumental measurements, advantages and disadvantages, and applications of these techniques are discussed. Finally the chapter discusses research challenges and future trends in spatially-resolved technique for measuring optical properties and structures of food products.