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Measuring delayed luminescence by FES to evaluate special quality aspects of food samples – an overview

Peter Stolz / Jenifer Wohlers / Gudrun Mende
Published Online: 2019-07-26 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/opag-2019-0039

Abstract

The measuring devices which are used for measuring delayed luminescence by Fluorescence Excitation Spectroscopy (FES) are described. Results are given to show the measured emission of food samples in relation to farming practices (biodynamic, organic, or conventional) and growing conditions. This overview points to the special food-quality aspects which could be evaluated by FES. A relation to molecular structures, the physiological status, or possible physiological processes are discussed as important for the characteristic delayed luminescence after colour- (wavelength-) specific excitation.

Keywords: Fluorescence Excitation Spectroscopy (FES); biophotons; induced emission; organic; Food Quality

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Received: 2018-08-30

Accepted: 2019-05-09

Published Online: 2019-07-26


Citation Information: Open Agriculture, Volume 4, Issue 1, Pages 410–417, ISSN (Online) 2391-9531, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/opag-2019-0039.

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