Determination of Absorption and Fluorescence Spectrum of Iraqi Crude Oil
American Journal of Physics and Applications
Volume 4, Issue 3, May 2016, Pages: 78-83
Received: Feb. 13, 2016; Accepted: May 17, 2016; Published: Jun. 7, 2016
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Naseer Mahdi Hadi, Ministry of Science and Technology, Materials Research Directorate, Laser & Electro-Optics Research Center, Baghdad, Iraq
Ayad Z. Mohammed, Laser & Optoelectronics Engineering Department, University of Technology, Baghdad, Iraq
Fareed F. Rasheed, Laser & Optoelectronics Engineering Department, University of Technology, Baghdad, Iraq
Shahad Imad Younis, Laser & Optoelectronics Engineering Department, University of Technology, Baghdad, Iraq
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The fluorescence spectroscopy (FS) is increasingly used in petroleum technology due the availability of better optical detection techniques, because FS offers high sensitivity, good diagnostic potential, and relatively simple instrumentation. Absorption and fluorescence spectrum of crude oil was studied at room temperature using optical path cuvette 1 cm. In this work, the absorption spectra were scanned (190-1100) nm while the emission spectra were obtained at different excitation wavelengths (266, 337, 420, and 488) nm. Crude oil was diluted by absolute ethanol to prepare different concentrations of crude oil. Ethanol as a solvent was used to dilute crude oil to obtain a solution transparent and the light could be transmitted. This work considers as an additional spectroscopic tool to develop into a fast responsive system for charchtrize the crude oil.
Fluorescence Spectroscopy, Crude Oil, UV-Vis Spectroscopy
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Naseer Mahdi Hadi, Ayad Z. Mohammed, Fareed F. Rasheed, Shahad Imad Younis, Determination of Absorption and Fluorescence Spectrum of Iraqi Crude Oil, American Journal of Physics and Applications. Vol. 4, No. 3, 2016, pp. 78-83. doi: 10.11648/j.ajpa.20160403.12
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