Saturday, February 9, 2019

Testing UV absorption eyewear and sunscreen with a deuterium light source



I use a deuterium light source to determine the absorption effectiveness of UV safety glasses and sunscreen, as well as common transparent materials.

Another interesting application of sunscreen, UV, and visual indicators:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h8VJft5Xq5g

References for CIE erythema action spectrum:
http://sci-hub.tw/10.1039/C1PP05271C

https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2012/pp/c1pp05271c/unauth#!divAbstract

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deuterium_arc_lamp
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emission_spectrum#Radiation_from_molecules

http://www.aseq-instruments.com/

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Fused-quartz-glass-plate-50mm-x-50mm-x-1mm-2-pieces-Free-Shipping/123634196683

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001RKFZPC/

https://www.patreon.com/AppliedScience