Analysis of Characteristics of In-Line Magnetic Resonance Sensor


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This study was performed to show the feasibility of nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) techniques for quality evaluation of various agricultural and food products. A real-time in-line NMR quality evaluation sensor was designed, constructed and tested. The device consists of an NMR spectrometer coupled to a conveyor system and a data acquisition system. The conveyor was run at speeds ranging from 0 to 300 mm/s. An NMR signal can be detected when a sample is within ±50 mm of the NMR coil center. The response of NMR sensor was tested using several fruits. The results showed a feasibility of an NMR sensor for evaluating internal quality of various fruits.



Key Engineering Materials (Volumes 321-323)

Edited by:

Seung-Seok Lee, Joon Hyun Lee, Ik Keun Park, Sung-Jin Song, Man Yong Choi




S. M. Kim and M. J. McCarthy, "Analysis of Characteristics of In-Line Magnetic Resonance Sensor", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 321-323, pp. 1221-1224, 2006

Online since:

October 2006




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