Journal of Optics

, Volume 46, Issue 2, pp 183–186 | Cite as

Study on the fluorescence spectra of melamine in pure milk

Research Article


The fluorescence spectra of melamine in pure milk excite by the visible light was studied experimentally. The result shows that the melamine in pure milk exhibits an obvious fluorescence peak nearby 540 nm with the optimal excitation wavelength of 467 nm. As the concentration of melamine in pure milk increased, the fluorescence intensity would increase at first and then decrease. This new discovery provides a good theoretical basis for the practical detection of melamine. Meanwhile, combining photoelectric technology and computer technology, this paper processes a method which can be applied to practical detection. The new fluorescence phenomenon and the method we designed have an important reference value for the detection of melamine in pure milk in practice.


Melamine Fluorescence spectra Photoelectric technology Detection method 



This work was supported in part by the National Natural Science Foundation of China under Project (No. 61007029), Projects of Zhejiang Province (Nos. Y15F050012 and Y15F050011), Xinmiao Project of Zhejiang Provincial (2015R404067) and the Program for Science and Technology Innovative Research Team in Zhejiang Normal University.


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© The Optical Society of India 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Information OpticsZheJiang Normal UniversityJinhua CityChina

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