16 April 1992 Fluorescent sensor as an engine oil quality indicator
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Abstract
In this work a spectroscopic method to measure the degradation degree of paraffinic mineral oils is proposed. The behavior of some molecules (indoles) in solution versus their surrounding environment (solvent polarity and viscosity) is the basis of the method. Experimental results obtained for VESTAN oil, confirming this theoretical scheme, are presented.
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M. Hernandez Vinas, M. Hernandez Vinas, E. Martinez Murciano, E. Martinez Murciano, T. Montoro, T. Montoro, Jose Luis Escudero, Jose Luis Escudero, "Fluorescent sensor as an engine oil quality indicator", Proc. SPIE 1648, Fiber Optic Medical and Fluorescent Sensors and Applications, (16 April 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.58304; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.58304
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