Determination of ethanol in alcoholic drinks using Raman spectrometry

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dc.contributor.author Šrámek, Jan
dc.contributor.author Švancara, Ivan
dc.contributor.author Sýs, Milan
dc.date.accessioned 2019-10-03T12:21:44Z
dc.date.available 2019-10-03T12:21:44Z
dc.date.issued 2019
dc.identifier.isbn 978-80-7560-243-5
dc.identifier.issn 1211-5541
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/10195/74270
dc.description.abstract The aim of this work was to test the applicability of 'Mira DS' handheld Raman spectrometer in food analysis; namely, for the determination of ethanol in selected alcoholic drinks, such as plum brandy, vodka, two types of beer, white rum, and white wine. (Standard) Raman spectra of low-chain aliphatic alcohols and ethyl acetate were used to reveal and identify potentially interfering substances. The results obtained have shown good agreement between the ethanol content determined and the amount declared by producers. However, it was also found out that the portable device tested is not very suitable for monitoring ethanol in beer due to the presence of intensively fluorescent constituents; possible solutions of this problem being discussed and some prospects outlined. en
dc.format p. 5 - 14
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher University of Pardubice en
dc.relation.ispartof Scientific papers of the University of Pardubice. Series A, Faculty of Chemical Technology. 25/2019 en
dc.rights open access en
dc.subject Raman spectroscopy en
dc.subject ethanol en
dc.subject alcoholic drinks en
dc.title Determination of ethanol in alcoholic drinks using Raman spectrometry en
dc.type Article en
dc.peerreviewed yes en
dc.publicationstatus published en


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