JSummers 29 research notes and 53 wiki edits | Joined almost 6 years ago

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.

Open Hour on Water Quality, Monday July 21, 8pm

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Hey Folks! Tonight, July 21st, at 8 PM It's a Google Hangout -- so, everywhere! ...

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"Hi @momosavar, it uses the ek-tm4c123gxl. The voltage range of the model 5 potentiostat is limited to +/- 1.65 volts. The newer model 7 will go t..." | Read more » almost 2 years ago
"Hi Aneesahmad, In the US, you can order one from my website, smokymtsci.com. Outside the US, you can contact me at my email summers at wcu dot edu..." | Read more » over 2 years ago
"Hi @TUtam, I am not entirely up on this project but am somewhat familiar with Processing and am wiling to help. I downloaded the WheeTrometer GUI ..." | Read more » about 3 years ago
"Thanks Chris, I don't expect that anyone will be making much money off of open-source science stuff. I see this as more of a service to my discipl..." | Read more » over 3 years ago
"Hi Ivan, I will be happy to help you with this. Did you want to make a WheeStat or were you decided on using Arduino. The WheeStat was designed u..." | Read more » over 3 years ago
"Neat idea, but ... Perhaps I dont understand what you are trying to do, but getting a spectrum is measuring multiple wavelengths of light and laser..." | Read more » over 3 years ago
"That seems reasonable. I don't know whether the gel-ceramic junction will be an issue or not. My guess is that it will not be a problem. If it i..." | Read more » over 3 years ago
"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 » about 4 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 » about 4 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 » about 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 » about 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 » about 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 » about 4 years ago
"can you access the video now? " | Read more » over 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 » over 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 » over 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 » over 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 » over 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 » over 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 » over 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 » over 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


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