JSummers 31 research notes and 56 wiki edits

I am an associate professor of chemistry at Western Carolina University. I am interested in developing open source hardware and software for environmental monitoring and science education.



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Potentiostat Notes 3a; Timing de-bugged

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Potentiostat Notes-3; WheeStat 5.1 Fabrication

by JSummers about 5 years ago | 13 | 6,561 | 4


Potentiostat Notes 2: Software

by JSummers over 5 years ago | 19 | 4,797 | 1


Conductivity meter

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DataLogger

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Potentiostat Notes-1, WheeStat history

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SyringePump 2.3

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"I never have tried this but I know that it is widely used. Do you have experience with this? Is the gelled electrolyte something that you make or..." | Read more » over 3 years ago
"Hi @warren, I had never did put the board files online before (Sorry). I just made them available at https://github.com/SmokyMountainScientific/Wh..." | Read more » over 3 years ago
"@bjl1629 Hi, I made a mistake in the above comment, referring to the Energia code as being a pde file. It is actually an ino file. The GUI progr..." | Read more » over 3 years ago
"@bjl1629 Hi, This comment addresses the question of sampling frequency and I will discuss the cycling issue in the next comment. The WheeStat is s..." | Read more » over 3 years ago
"@bjl1629 Hi, The 5.1 board files are the most recent hardware designs released to the wild. This summer I have been working on new hardware (and s..." | Read more » almost 4 years ago
"@bjl1629 Hi, I have never done any EIS and have not gotten into its theoretical or practical aspects. That said, where would we all be if we let ..." | Read more » almost 4 years ago
"How does the file look? You should be able to open it with excel or notepad. It looks to me like it should have one row of headings followed by h..." | Read more » almost 4 years ago
"Hi Abaker, You don't really run the Energia programs. What you do is load them onto the microcontroller and they will be active for as long as th..." | Read more » almost 4 years ago
"can you access the video now? " | Read more » almost 4 years ago
"Jack Summers says "Hi" at http://youtu.be/PcIJPe455E4 (he also screws up the url of his website which is supposed ot be smokymtsci.com). " | Read more » almost 4 years ago
"Hi IgorS, Sorry about the slow response. Things get really busy for me this time of year. The maximum and minimum currents that you will be able ..." | Read more » almost 4 years ago
"Hi Igor, the kit can be purchased from the public lab store, here: http://store.publiclab.org/collections/new-kits/products/wheestat-potentiostat. ..." | Read more » almost 4 years ago
"Hi Nirwansyarif, I am glad to hear that you think you can use this. You can purchase a WheeStat kit from Public Lab from this web site: http://stor..." | Read more » almost 4 years ago
"Hi Gretchen, We are making no attempt to degas the sulfuric acid solution. First, we used relatively dilute acid which we assume will behave more ..." | Read more » about 4 years ago
"Hi Kloots, I think you are working with a really old the sketch. At one point the code assumed that the trans2ByteA and trans2ByteB were added to ..." | Read more » about 4 years ago
"Hi KP55, I think that the first thing you will need to know is how much data you need to acquire between data retrievals. That will determine how ..." | Read more » about 4 years ago
"OK. Got them up on GitHub. Please see the new section in the body of the Research Note where I (hopefully) have it all chronicled. Jack " | Read more » over 4 years ago
"OK, I am making slow, slow progress with GitHub. I put the Energia code for the LaunchPad in the wrong place but you should be able to access it. ..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
"Hi Mark, Glad to hear that you think this will be helpful to you. The GUI was written in Processing and the microcontroller software is in Energia...." | Read more » over 4 years ago
"Hi Sean, Sorry about the delay in getting back to you. I was out of town. I sent Daniel an email asking him for more info and I will look into thi..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
"I think that small commercial spectrometers typically use a collimating lens to get light coming through the slit parallel prior to going through t..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
"Hi Mathew, My guess it that this is going to be a processing issue. My next guess is that there is a problem on line 13 of the Dropdown_Lists tab..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
"Ok. Can you see the port from Energia? That will tell us whether it is a mac / energia issue or a mac / processing issue. Jack " | Read more » over 4 years ago
"It sounds like the cuvettes absorb some oils (not quite the same as melting, but bad none the less). Plastic cuvettes are made for use with aqueou..." | Read more » over 4 years ago

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