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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

KUANGLIN CHAO (KEVIN CHAO)

Research Agricultural Engineer


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
A line-scan hyperspectral system for high-throughput Raman chemical imaging - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qin, J., Chao, K., Kim, M.S. 2014. A line-scan hyperspectral system for high-throughput Raman chemical imaging. Applied Spectroscopy. 8(2):122-131.
Development of a Raman chemical imaging detection method for authenticating skim milk powder - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qin, J., Chao, K., Kim, M.S., Lee, H., Peng, Y. 2014. Development of a Raman chemical imaging detection method for authenticating skim milk powder. Journal of Food Measurement & Characterization. 8(2):122-131.
Detection algorithm for cracks on the surface of tomatoes using Multispectral Vis/NIR Reflectance Imagery - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jung, D., Kim, M.S., Chao, K., Hasegawa, M., Lee, H., Lee, H., Cho, B. 2013. Detection algorithm for cracks on the surface of tomatoes using Multispectral Vis/NIR Reflectance Imagery. Biosystems Engineering. 38(3):199-207.
Raman spectroscopy and imaging to detect contaminants for food safety applications - (Proceedings) - (29-Apr-13)
Development of a Raman chemical image detection algorithm for authenticating dry milk - (Proceedings) - (29-Apr-13)
Hyperspectral and multispectral imaging for evaluating food safety and quality Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qin, J., Chao, K., Kim, M.S., Lu, R., Burks, T. 2013. Hyperspectral and multispectral imaging for evaluating food safety and quality. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 118:157-171.
Detection of melamine in milk powders based on NIR hyperspectral imaging and spectral similarity analyses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fu, X., Kim, M.S., Chao, K., Qin, J., Lim, J., Lee, H., Ying, Y. 2013. Detection of melamine in milk powders based on NIR hyperspectral imaging and spectral similarity analyses. Journal of Food Engineering. 124:97-104.
Multispectral fluorescence image algorithms for detection of frass on mature tomatoes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, C., Kim, M.S., Millner, P.D., Chao, K., Cho, B., Chan, D.E., Mo, C. 2014. Multispectral fluorescence image algorithms for detection of frass on mature tomatoes. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 93:1-8.
Simultaneous detection of multiple adulterants in dry milk using macro-scale Raman chemical imaging Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qin, J., Chao, K., Kim, M.S. 2013. Simultaneous detection of multiple adulterants in dry milk using macro-scale Raman chemical imaging. Food Chemistry. 138:998-1007.
Development and application of multispectral algorithms for defect apple inspection - (Proceedings)
Yang, C., Kim, M.S., Chao, K. 2012. Development and application of multispectral algorithms for defect apple inspection. ASABE Annual International Meeting. Paper #12133701.
Quantitative detection of pesticide concentration by Raman chemical method - (Abstract Only)
Chao, K., Qin, J., Kim, M.S., Chan, D.E., Fu, X. 2012. Quantitative detection of pesticide concentration by Raman chemical method. [abstract].
Evaluating internal maturity of tomatoes using spatially offset Raman spectroscopy - (Proceedings)
Qin, J., Chao, K., Kim, M.S. 2012. Evaluating internal maturity of tomatoes using spatially offset Raman spectroscopy. Proceedings of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers International (ASABE). Paper NO. 12-1337431.
The development of line-scan image recognition algorithms for the detection of frass on mature tomatoes - (Proceedings)
Yang, C., Kim, M.S., Millner, P.D., Chao, K., Chan, D.E. 2012. The development of line-scan image recognition algorithms for the detection of frass on mature tomatoes. Proceedings of SPIE. 8369(08):1-7.
An investigation of FT-Raman spectroscopy for quantification of additives to milk - (Abstract Only)
Cheng, Y., Qin, J., Lim, J., Chan, D.E., Kim, M.S., Chao, K. 2012. An investigation of FT-Raman spectroscopy for quantification of additives to milk. Proceedings of SPIE. 8369:83690W.
Detecting multiple adulterants in dry milk using Raman chemical imaging - (Proceedings)
Qin, J., Chao, K., Kim, M.S. 2012. Detecting multiple adulterants in dry milk using Raman chemical imaging. Proceedings of SPIE. 8369:83690H.
Classification of Korla fragrant pears using NIR hyperspectral imaging analysis - (Abstract Only)
Rao, X., Yang, C., Ying, Y., Chao, K., Kim, M.S. 2012. Classification of Korla fragrant pears using NIR hyperspectral imaging analysis. Proceedings of SPIE. 8369:83690Y.
Nondestructive evaluation of internal maturity of tomatoes using spatially offset Raman spectroscopy Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qin, J., Chao, K., Kim, M.S. 2012. Nondestructive evaluation of internal maturity of tomatoes using spatially offset Raman spectroscopy. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 71:21-31.
Raman chemical imaging technology for food safety and quality evaluation - (Abstract Only)
Qin, J., Chao, K., Kim, M.S. 2012. Raman chemical imaging technology for food safety and quality evaluation. BARC Poster Day.
Nondestructive imaging technologies for agro-food safety inspection - (Abstract Only)
Kim, M.S., Chao, K., Lefcourt, A.M., Yang, C., Chan, D.E. 2012. Nondestructive imaging technologies for agro-food safety inspection. [abstract].
Visible to SWIR hyperspectral imaging for produce safety and quality evaluation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, M.S., Delwiche, S.R., Chao, K., Lefcourt, A.M., Chan, D.E. 2012. Visible to SWIR hyperspectral imaging for produce safety and quality evaluation. Sensing and Instrumentation for Food Quality and Safety. 5(5):155-164.
Computer vision in the poultry industry - (Book / Chapter)
Chao, K., Park, B., Kim, M.S. 2012. Computer vision in the poultry industry. Book Chapter. p. 330-351.
The application of hypserspectral imaging analysis to fresh food safety inspection - (Abstract Only)
Yang, C., Kim, M.S., Chao, K. 2011. The application of hypserspectral imaging analysis to fresh food safety inspection. ASABE Annual International Meeting.
Investigation of Raman chemical imaging for detection of Lycopene changes in tomatoes during postharvest ripening Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qin, J., Chao, K., Kim, M.S. 2011. Investigation of Raman chemical imaging for detection of Lycopene changes in tomatoes during postharvest ripening. Journal of Food Engineering. 107(3-4):277-288.
Hyperspectral near-infrared reflectance imaging for detection of defect tomatoes - (Proceedings)
Lee, H., Kim, M.S., Jeong, D., Chao, K., Cho, B., Delwiche, S.R. 2011. Hyperspectral near-infrared reflectance imaging for detection of defect tomatoes. Proceedings of SPIE. 8027:1-9.
Red to far-red multispectral fluorescence image fusion for detection of fecal contamination on apples Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, C., Kim, M.S., Kang, S., Cho, B., Chao, K., Lefcourt, A.M., Chan, D.E. 2011. Red to far-red multispectral fluorescence image fusion for detection of fecal contamination on apples. Journal of Food Engineering. 108:312-319.
A Raman chemical imaging system for detection of contaminants in food - (Proceedings)
Chao, K., Qin, J., Kim, M.S., Mo, C. 2011. A Raman chemical imaging system for detection of contaminants in food. Proceedings of SPIE. 8027.
Evaluating carotenoid changes in tomatoes during postharvest ripening using Raman chemical imaging. - (Proceedings)
Qin, J., Chao, K., Kim, M.S. 2011. Evaluating carotenoid changes in tomatoes during postharvest ripening using Raman chemical imaging. Proceedings of SPIE.
Control Interface and Tracking Control System for Automated Poultry Inspection - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chao, K., Kim, M.S., Chan, D.E. 2014. Control Interface and Tracking Control System for Automated Poultry Inspection. Computer Standards & Interfaces. 36(2):271-277.
Line-scan hyperspectral imaging for real-time on-line poultry fecal detection - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Park, B., Yoon, S.C., Windham, W.R., Lawrence, K.C., Heitschmidt, G.W., Kim, M.S., Chao, K. 2011. Line-scan hyperspectral imaging for real-time on-line poultry fecal detection. Sensing and Instrumentation for Food Quality and Safety. 5:25-32.
Line-scan hyperspectral imaging platform for agro-food safety and quality evaluation: System enhancement and characterization Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, M.S., Chao, K., Chan, D.E., Jun, W., Lefcourt, A.M., Delwiche, S.R., Lee, K. 2011. Line-scan hyperspectral imaging platform for agro-food safety and quality evaluation: System enhancement and characterization. Transactions of the ASABE. 54(2):703-711.
Development of a Simple Multispectral Algorithm Using a Hyperspectral Line-Scan Imaging System for Detection of Fecal Contamination on Apples - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, C., Kim, M.S., Kang, S., Tao, T., Chao, K., Lefcourt, A.M., Chan, D.E. 2010. Development of a Simple Multispectral Algorithm Using a Hyperspectral Line-Scan Imaging System for Detection of Fecal Contamination on Apples. Sensing and Instrumentation for Food Quality and Safety. 5:10-18.
Vis/NIR line-scan hyperspectral imaging techniques for food safety and quality inspection - (Abstract Only)
Kim, M.S., Chao, K., Yang, C., Lefcourt, A.M., Chan, D.E. 2010. Vis/NIR line-scan hyperspectral imaging techniques for food safety and quality inspection. Meeting Abstract.
Detection of organic residues on poultry processing equipment surfaces by LED-induced fluorescence imaging Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qin, J., Chao, K., Kim, M.S., Kang, S., Jun, W. 2011. Detection of organic residues on poultry processing equipment surfaces by LED-induced fluorescence imaging. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 27(1):153-161.
Optical sensing technologies for rapid food safety and quality inspection - (Proceedings)
Kim, M.S., Chao, K., Chan, D.E., Jun, W., Lefcourt, A.M., Yang, C. 2010. Optical sensing technologies for rapid food safety and quality inspection. [abstract]. 4th International Symposium on Recent Advances in Food Analysis book of abstracts, p. 182.
Raman chemical imaging system for food safety and quality inspection Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qin, J., Chao, K., Kim, M.S. 2010. Raman chemical imaging system for food safety and quality inspection. Transactions of the ASABE. 53(6):1873-1882.
Hyperspectral and Multispectral Imaging Technique for Food Quality and Safety Evaluation - (Book / Chapter)
Kim, M.S., Chao, K., Chan, D.E., Yang, C., Lefcourt, A.M., Delwiche, S.R. 2011. Hyperspectral and multispectral imaging technique for food quality and safety evaluation. In: Cho, Y., Kang, S. editors. Emerging Technologies for Food Quality and Food Safety Inspection. New York, N.Y.: CRC Press. p. 207-234.
Hyperspectral Imaging Technologies for Nondestructive Agro-Food Evaluation - (Proceedings)
Kim, M.S., Chao, K., Chan, D.E., Yang, C., Lefcourt, A.M., Delwiche, S.R. 2010. Hyperspectral Imaging Technologies for Nondestructive Agro-Food Evaluation. International Symposium on New Sensing Technology for Measuring Agro-Food Quality Proceedings. p. 57-71.
Spectroscopic imaging technologies for online food safety and sanitation inspection - (Abstract Only)
Kim, M.S., Chao, K., Chan, D.E., Lefcourt, A.M., Yang, C., Qin, J. 2010. Spectroscopic imaging technologies for online food safety and sanitation inspection. [abstract] National Meeting of Institute of Food Technologists/Food Expo.IFT-10 Abstracts, 170-01.
Surface-enhanced Raman scattering spectroscopy for rapid bacterial screening - (Proceedings)
Chao, K., Liu, Y., Kim, M.S., Yang, C., Qin, J. 2010. Surface-enhanced Raman scattering spectroscopy for rapid bacterial screening. ASABE Annual International Meeting.
Classification of fecal contamination on leafy greens by hyperspectral imaging - (Proceedings)
Yang, C., Kim, M.S., Chao, K., Kang, S., Lefcourt, A.M., Chan, D.E. 2010. Classification of fecal contamination on leafy greens by hyperspectral imaging. Proceedings of SPIE. 7676, 76760F.
Real-time near-infrared spectroscopic inspection system for adulterated sesame oil - (Proceedings)
Kang, S., Lee, K., Son, J., Kim, M.S., Chao, K. 2010. Real-time near-infrared spectroscopic inspection system for adulterated sesame oil. Proceedings of SPIE. 7676, 76760V.
Line-scan hyperspectral imaging for real-time poultry fecal detection - (Proceedings)
Park, B., Yoon, S.C., Windham, W.R., Lawrence, K.C., Heitschmidt, G.W., Kim, M.S., Chao, K. 2010. Line-scan hyperspectral imaging for real-time poultry fecal detection. Proceedings of SPIE Defense, Security, and Sensing 2010, Orlando, FL, April 5-9, 2010; 7676-19.
Classification of Fecal Contamination on Leafy Greens by Hyperspectral Imaging - (Proceedings)
Yang, C., Jun, W., Kim, M.S., Chao, K., Kang, S., Chan, D.E., Lefcourt, A.M. Classification of Fecal Contamination on Leafy Greens by Hyperspectral Imaging. Meeting Proceedings. http://dx.doi.org/10/1117/12.851069.
Detection of organic residues on food processing equipment surfaces by spectral imaging method - (Proceedings)
Qin, J., Jun, W., Kim, M.S., Chao, K. 2010. Detection of organic residues on food processing equipment surfaces by spectral imaging method [abstract]. International Society for Optics and Photonics Symposium. 7676:76760801-76760803.
Microbial biofilm detection on food contact surfaces by macro-scale fluorescence imaging - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jun, W., Kim, M.S., Cho, B., Millner, P.D., Chao, K., Chan, D.E. 2010. Microbial biofilm detection on food contact surfaces by macro-scale fluorescence imaging. Journal of Food Engineering. 99(3):314-322.
Machine vision system for online wholesomeness inspection of poultry carcasses Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, C., Chao, K., Kim, M.S., Chan, D.E., Early, H., Bell, M. 2010. Machine vision system for online wholesomeness inspection of poultry carcasses. Poultry Science. 89(6):1252-1264.
Automated poultry carcass inspection by hyperspectral-multispectral line-scan imaging system - (Book / Chapter)
Chao, K. 2010. Hyperspectral Imaging for Food Quality Analysis and Control. London: Academic Press, Elsevier. p. 241-272.
Spectral line-scan imaging system for high-speed nondestructive wholesomeness inspection of broilers Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chao, K., Yang, C., Kim, M.S. 2010. Spectral line-scan imaging system for high-speed nondestructive wholesomeness inspection of broilers. Trends in Food Science and Technology. 21(3):129-137.
Nondestructive sensing technologies for food safety - (Proceedings)
Kim, M.S., Chao, K., Chan, D.E., Jun, W., Lee, K., Kang, S., Yang, C., Lefcourt, A.M. 2009. Nondestructive sensing technologies for food safety. International Symposium for Improvement of Agro-Food Safety Proceedings. p. 119-126.
Automatic inspection using machine vision for food safety - (Proceedings)
Yang, C., Chao, K., Kim, M.S. 2009. Automatic inspection using machine vision for food safety. In: Proceedings of the 7th Congress of Computers in Agriculture and Natural Resources, June 22-24, 2009, Reno, Nevada. Paper No. 09-7549.
Detection of microbial biofilms on food processing surfaces: Hyperspectral fluorescence imaging study - (Proceedings)
Jun, W., Kim, M.S., Chao, K., Lefcourt, A.M., Roberts, M.S., Mcnaughton, J.L. 2009. Detection of microbial biofilms on food processing surfaces: Hyperspectral fluorescence imaging study. In: Proceedings of SPIE Defense and Security Conference, April 13-17, 2009, Orlando, Florida. p. 73150S128.
Recent advances in chemical imaging technology for the detection of contaminants for food safety and security - (Proceedings)
Priore, R.J., Olkhovyk, O., Drauch, A., Treado, P., Kim, M.S., Chao, K. 2009. Recent advances in chemical imaging technology for the detection of contaminants for food safety and security. In: Proceedings of SPIE. 7315:731507-1-8.
Line-scan imaging for improved high-speed food safety inspection - (Popular Publication)
Kim, M.S., Chao, K., Chan, D.E., Lefcourt, A.M. 2009. Line-scan imaging for improved high-speed food safety inspection. SPIE News Room Article, 10.1117/2.1200903.1564.
Rapid and routine detection of melamine in animal feed and food by FT-Raman technique - (Abstract Only)
Liu, Y., Chao, K., Kim, M.S., Lefcourt, A.M. 2009. Rapid and routine detection of melamine in animal feed and food by FT-Raman technique [abstract]. Proceedings of the Pittcon Meeting, March 8-13, 2009, Chicago, Illinois. Paper No. 2670-29.
Detection of fecal residue on poultry carcasses by laser induced fluorescence imaging techniques Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cho, B., Kim, M.S., Chao, K., Lawrence, K.C., Park, B., Kim, K. 2009. Detection of fecal residue on poultry carcasses by laser induced fluorescence imaging techniques. Journal of Food Science. 74(3):154-159.
Assessment of bacterial biofilm on stainless steel by hyperspectral fluorescence imaging Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jun, W., Kim, M.S., Lee, K., Millner, P.D., Chao, K. 2009. Assessment of bacterial biofilm on stainless steel by hyperspectral fluorescence imaging. Sensing and Instrumentation for Food Quality and Safety. 3(1):41-48.
Machine vision system for online inspection of freshly slaughtered chickens Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, C., Chao, K., Kim, M.S. 2009. Machine vision system for online inspection of freshly slaughtered chickens. Sensing and Instrumentation for Food Quality and Safety. 3(1):70-80.
Feasibility of colloidal silver SERS for rapid bacterial screening Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Y., Chao, K., Nou, X., Chen, Y. 2009. Feasibility of colloidal silver SERS for rapid bacterial screening. Sensing and Instrumentation for Food Quality and Safety. 3(2):100-107.
Online inspection - (Book / Chapter)
Chao, K. 2009. Online inspection. In: Guerrero-Legarreta, I., Hui, Y.H., editors. Handbook of Poultry Science and Technology, Vol. 1, Primary Processing. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell. p 683-701.
Line-scan spectral imaging systems for online poultry carcass inspection - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chao, K., Yang, C., Kim, M.S. 2009. Line-scan spectral imaging systems for online poultry carcass inspection. Journal of Food Process Engineering. Available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1745-4530.2008.00341.x
Sers Technique for Rapid Bacterial Screening - (Proceedings)
Chao, K., Kim, M.S., Liu, Y. 2008. Sers technique for rapid bacterial screening. ASABE Food Processing Automation Conference, June 28-29, 2008, Providence, Rhode Island.
Detection of Bacterial Biofilm on Stainless Steel by Hyperspectral Fluorescence Imaging - (Proceedings)
Jun, W., Lee, K., Millner, P.D., Sharma, M., Chao, K., Kim, M.S. 2008. Detection of bacterial biofilm on stainless steel by hyperspectral fluorescence imaging. Food Processing Automation Conference Proceedings, June 28 - July 2, 2008, Providence, Rhode Island.
Detection of fecal residue on poultry carcasses by laser induced fluorescence imaging - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cho, B., Kim, M.S., Chao, K., Lefcourt, A.M., Lawrence, K.C., Park, B. 2008. Detection of fecal residue on poultry carcasses by laser induced fluorescence imaging. Nondestructive Testing and Evaluation International (NDT&E). 1:994-999.
High Throughput Spectral Imaging System for Wholesomeness Inspection of Chicken - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chao, K., Yang, C., Kim, M.S., Chan, D.E. 2008. High throughput spectral imaging system for wholesomeness inspection of chicken. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 24(4):475-485.
Novel Technologies for Processing Apples - (Abstract Only)
Lefcourt, A.M., Kim, M.S., Narayanan, P., Reese, D., Tasch, U., Rostamian, R., Chao, K., Lo, Y. 2008. Novel Technologies for Processing Apples [abstract]. United Fresh Produce Assocation Meeting, May 4-8, 2008, Las Vegas, Nevada.
Portable hyperspectral fluorescence imaging system for detection of biofilms on stainless steel surfaces - (Proceedings)
Jun, W., Lee, K., Millner, P.D., Sharma, M., Chao, K., Kim, M.S. 2008. Portable hyperspectral fluorescence imaging system for detection of biofilms on stainless steel surfaces. Proceedings of SPIE, March 17-20, 2008, Orlando, Florida.
Multispectral Line-Scan Imaging System for Simultaneous Fluorescence and Reflectance Measurements of Apples: Multitask Apple Inspection System - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, M.S., Lee, K., Chao, K., Lefcourt, A.M., Jun, W., Chan, D.E. 2008. Multispectral line-scan imaging system for simultaneous fluorescence and reflectance measurements of apples: multitask apple inspection system. Sensing and Instrumentation for Food Quality and Safety. 2(2):123-129.
Portable Hyperspectral Fluorescence Imaging System for Detection of Biofilm on Stainless Steel Coupon - (Abstract Only)
Jun, W., Lee, K., Millner, P.D., Sharma, M., Chao, K., Kim, M.S. 2008. Portable hyperspectral fluorescence imaging system for detection of biofilm on stainless steel coupon. BARC Poster Day, Beltsville, MD, April 23, 2008.
Rapid Screening and Species Identification of E. Coli, Listeria, and Salmonella by SERS Technique - (Proceedings)
Liu, Y., Chao, K., Kim, M.S., Nou, X. 2008. Rapid Screening and Species Identification of E. Coli, Listeria, and Salmonella by SERS Technique. Proceedings of SPIE. 6381:6381OU-1-6381OU-9.
Detecting Citrus Canker using Hyperspectral Reflectance Imaging and PCA-based Image Classification Method - (Proceedings)
Qin, J., Burks, T., Kim, M.S., Chao, K., Ritenour, M.A. 2008. Detecting Citrus Canker using Hyperspectral Reflectance Imaging and PCA-based Image Classification Method. Proceedings of SPIE. DOI:10.117/12.786866.
Online Multitasking Line-Scan Imaging Techniques for Simultaneous Safety and Quality Evaluation of Apples - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, M.S., Lee, K., Chao, K., Lefcourt, A.M., Cho, B., Jun, W. 2008. Online multitasking line-scan imaging techniques for simultaneous safety and quality evaluation of apples. Modern Physics Letter B. 22(11):147-952.
Rapid Nondestructive Spectral Imaging Technologies for Online Food Safety Inspection - (Abstract Only)
Kim, M.S., Chao, K., Lefcourt, A.M. 2008. Rapid nondestructive spectral imaging technologies for online food safety inspection. Proceedings of Pittcon Meeting, March 1-4, 2008, New Orleans, LA.
High Throughput Spectral Imaging System for Wholesomeness Inspection of Poultry - (Proceedings)
Chao, K., Yang, C., Kim, M.S. 2008. High throughput spectral imaging system for wholesomeness inspection of poultry. Midwest Poultry Federation Proceedings. 11:1-7.
Multispectral Imaging Technologies for Rapid-Online Safety Inspection of Foods - (Abstract Only)
Kim, M.S., Chao, K., Lefcourt, A.M. 2008. Multispectral imaging technologies for rapid-online safety inspection of foods. LabAutomation Conference, 01/30/2008, Palm Springs, California.
Label-Free Sers for Rapid and Simultaneous Species Identification of Escherichia Coli, Listeria Monocytogenes, and Salmonella Typhimonium Bacteria - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Y., Chen, Y., Nou, X., Kim, M.S., Chao, K. 2008. Label-free sers for rapid and simultaneous species identification of escherichia coli, listeria monocytogenes, and salmonella typhimonium bacteria. Spectroscopy Magazine. 12(2):48-54.
Development of Two and Three-Waveband Color-Mixing Binocular and Its Application - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ding, F., Chen, Y.R., Chao, K. 2008. Development of two- and three-waveband color-mixing binocular and its application. Applied Optics. 47(4):043201-043209.
Detection of Fecal/ingesta Contaminants on Poultry Processing Equipment Surfaces by Visible and Near-Infrared Reflectance Spectroscopy - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chao, K., Nou, X., Liu, Y., Kim, M.S., Chan, D.E., Yang, C., Patel, J.R., Sharma, M. 2008. Detection of fecal/ingesta contaminants on poultry processing equipment surfaces by visible and near-infrared reflectance spectroscopy. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 24(11):49-55.
Hyperspectral/multispectral Line-Scan Imaging System for Automated Poultry Carcass Inspection Applications for Food Safety - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chao, K., Yang, C., Chen, Y.R., Kim, M.S., Chan, D.E. 2007. Hyperspectral/multispectral line-scan imaging system for automated poultry carcass inspection applications for food safety. Poultry Science. 86(11):2450-2460.
Hyperspectral Reflectance and Fluorescence Line-Scan Imaging for Online Quality and Safety Inspection of Apples - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, M.S., Chen, Y.R., Cho, B., Chao, K., Lefcourt, A.M., Chan, D.E. 2007. Hyperspectral reflectance and fluorescence line-scan imaging for online quality and safety inspection of apples. Sensing and Instrumentation for Food Quality and Safety. 1(3):151-159.
Potential of Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy for the Rapid Identification of Escherichia Coli and Listeria Monocytogenes Cultures on Silver Colloidal Nanoparticles - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Y., Chen, Y.R., Nou, X., Chao, K. 2007. Potential of surface-enhanced raman spectroscopy for the rapid identification of escherichia coli and listeria monocytogenes cultures on silver colloidal nanoparticles. Journal of Applied Spectroscopy. 6(8)824-831.
Simultaneous and Rapid Identification of Escherichia Coli, Listeria Monocytogenes, and Salmonella Typhimonium by Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering Spectroscopy - (Abstract Only)
Liu, Y., Chen, Y., Nou, X., Chao, K. 2007. Simultaneous and rapid identification of escherichia coli, listeria monocytogenes, and salmonella typhimonium by surface-enhanced raman scattering spectroscopy. BARC Poster Day, Beltsville, MD, April 25, 2007.
Development of Sers Spectroscopy for Routine and Rapid Identification of Escherichia Coli and Listeria Monocytogenes on Silver Colloidal Nanoparticles Reprint Icon - (Proceedings)
Chen, Y., Liu, Y., Nou, X., Chao, K. Development of SERS spectroscopy for routine and rapid identification of escherichia coli and listeria monocytogenes on silver colloidal nanoparticles. Proceedings of Annual NSTI Nanotech Conference, Santa Clara, CA, May 20-24, 2007. 2(6)549-552, CDROM.
Fast Line-Scan Imaging System For Broiler Carcass Inspection - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chao, K., Yang, C., Chen, Y.R., Kim, M.S., Chan, D.E. 2007. Fast Line-Scan Imaging System For Broiler Carcass Inspection. Jrnl of Sensing and Instrumentation for Food Quality and Safety. 1:62-71.
Development of a Wavelength-Changeable Multi-Band Color-Mixing Device and Its Application Reprint Icon - (Proceedings)
Ding, F., Chen, Y.R., Chao, K. Development of a wavelength-changeable multi-band color-mixing device and its application. Proceedings of SPIE. Online 02/21/2007.
Hyperspectral Reflectance and Fluorescence Line-Scan Imaging System for Online Detection of Fecal Contamination on Apples - (Proceedings)
Kim, M.S., Cho, B., Yang, C., Chao, K., Lefcourt, A.M., Chen, Y.R. 2006. Hyperspectral reflectance and fluorescence line-scan imaging system for online detection of fecal contamination on apples. Proceedings of SPIE. 6831:1-8.
Poultry Carcass Inspection by a Fast Line-Scan Imaging System: Results from in-Plant Testing - (Proceedings)
Chao, K., Yang, C., Chen, Y.R., Chan, D.E., Kim, M.S. 2006. Poultry carcass inspection by a fast line-scan imaging system: results from in-plant testing. Proceedings of SPIE. 6381:Q1-Q10.
Detection of Fecal / Ingesta Contaminants at Slaughter Plants from a Number of Characteristic Visible and Near Infrared Bands - (Proceedings)
Liu, Y., Chao, K., Chen, Y.R., Nou, X., Chan, D.E., Yang, C. 2006. Detection of fecal / ingesta contaminants at slaughter plants from a number of characteristic visible and near infrared bands. Proceedings of SPIE. 6381:6381OU-1 - 6381OU-9.
Development of Online Line-Scan Imaging System for Chicken Inspection and Differentiation - (Proceedings)
Yang, C., Chan, D.E., Chao, K., Chen, Y.R., Kim, M.S. 2006. Development of online line-scan imaging system for chicken inspection and differentiation. Proceedings of SPIE. 6381:Y1-Y10.
Comparison of Visible and Near Infrared Reflectance Spectroscopy for the Detection of Faeces/ingesta Contaminants for Sanitation Verification at Slaughter Plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Y.D., Chao, K., Chen, Y.R., Kim, M.S., Nou, X., Chan, D.E., Yang, C. 2006. Comparison of visible and near infrared reflectance spectroscopy for the detection of faeces/ingesta contaminants for sanitation verification at slaughter plants. Near Infrared Spectroscopy Journal. 14:325-331.
Development of Fuzzy Logic-Based Differentiation Algorithm and Fast Line-Scan Imaging System for Chicken Inspection - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, C., Chao, K., Chen, Y.R., Kim, M.S., Chan, D.E. 2006. Development of fuzzy logic-based differentiation algorithm and fast line-scan imaging system for chicken inspection. Biosystems Engineering. 95(4):483-496.
Hyperspectral Fluorescence Imaging for on-Line Safety Inspection of Apples - (Abstract Only)
Kim, M.S., Chen, Y.R., Cho, B., Yang, C., Lefcourt, A.M., Chao, K. 2006. Hyperspectral fluorescence imaging for on-line safety inspection of apples. Abstract of International Horticultural Congress, August 13-19, 2006, Seol, Korea.
Development of Two-Band Color-Mixing Technique for Identification of Broiler Carcass Conditions Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chao, K., Chen, Y.R., Ding, F., Yang, C., Chan, D.E. 2007. Development of two-band color-mixing technique for identification of broiler carcass conditions. Journal of Food Engineering. 80(1):276-283.
Detection of Contaminants on Poultry Processing Plant Equipment Using Laser-Induced Fluorescence Imaging - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, M.S., Cho, B., Chao, K., Lefcourt, A.M., Liu, Y., Chen, Y.R. 2006. Detection of contaminants on poultry processing plant equipment using laser-induced fluorescence imaging. Key Engineering Materials. 321-323:1157-1162.
Line-Scan Machine Vision System for Online Poultry Carcass Inspection - (Abstract Only)
Yang, C.C., Chao, K., Chen, Y.R. 2006. Line-scan machine vision system for online poultry carcass inspection. BARC Poster Day 2006.
Simple Region of Interest Analysis for Systemically Diseased Chicken Identification Using Multispectral Imaging - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, C.C., Chao, K., Chen, Y.R., dKim, M.S., Early, H.L. 2006. Simple region of interest analysis for systemically diseased chicken identification using multispectral imaging. Transactions of ASAE. 49(1):245-257.
Three-Color Mixing for Classifying Agricultural Products for Safety and Quality - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ding, F., Chen, Y.R., Chao, K., Kim, M.S. 2006. Three-color mixing for classifying agricultural products for safety and quality. Applied Optics. 45(15):3516-3526.
Development of Fast Line Scanning Imaging Algorithm for Diseased Chicken Detection - (Proceedings)
Yang, C.C., Chao, K., Chen, Y.R., Kim, M.S. 2005. Development of fast line scanning imaging algorithm for diseased chicken detection. SPIE Conference, 10/23-26, 2005, Boston, Massachusetts. 5996OC-1-5996OC-12.
Application of Color Mixing for Safety and Quality Inspection of Agricultural Products - (Proceedings)
Ding, F., Chen, Y.R., Chao, K. 2005. Application of color mixing for safety and quality inspection of agricultural products. Proceeding of SPIE conference, October 23-26, 2005, Boston, Massachusetts. p. 5996OR-1-5996OR-13.
Systemically Diseased Chicken Identification Using Multispectral Images and Region of Interest Analysis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, C.C., Chao, K., Chen, Y.R., Early, H.L. 2005. Systemically diseased chicken identification using multispectral images and region of interest analysis. Computer and Electronics in Agriculture. 49:255-271.
Two-Color Mixing for Classifying Agricultural Products for Safety and Quality - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ding, F., Chen, Y.R., Chao, K., Chan, D.E. 2006. Two-color mixing for classifying agricultural products for safety and quality. Applied Optics. 45(4):668-677.
Two-Waveband Color-Mixing Binoculars for the Detection of Wholesome and Unwholesome Chicken Carcasses: a Simulation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ding, F., Chen, Y.R., Chao, K. 2005. Two-waveband color-mixing binoculars for the detection of wholesome and unwholesome chicken carcasses; A simulation. Applied Optics. 44(26):5454-5462.
Characterizing Wholesome and Unwholesome Chickens by Cieluv Color Difference - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chao, K., Chen, Y.R., Ding, F., Chan, D. E. 2005. Characterizing wholesome and unwholesome chickens by CIELUV color diffference. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 21(4):653-659.
Systemically Diseased Chicken Identification Using Multispectral Images and Region of Interest Analysis - (Proceedings)
Yang, C.C., Chao, K., Chen, Y.R. 2005. Development of multispectral imaging processing algorithms for food safety inspection on poultry carcasses. J. of Food Engineering. 69(2):225-234.
Vis/nir Spectroscopic System for High-Speed Poultry Carcasses Inspection - (Proceedings)
Chao, K., Chen, Y.R. 2004. VIS/NIR spectroscopic system for high-speed poultry carcasses inspection. In: Proceedings of the CIGR International Conference, Beijing, China. October 11-14, 2004 CDROM.
Characterizing Wholesome and Unwholesome Chickens by Cieluv Color Difference - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chao, K., Chen, Y.R., Ding, F., Chan, D.E. 2004. Characterizing wholesome and unwholesome chickens by cieluv color difference. ASAE Annual International Meeting. ASAE Paper No. 043101.
Application of Multispectral Imaging for Identification of Systemically Diseased Chicken - (Proceedings)
Yang, C., Chao, K., Chen, Y.R., Kim, M.S. 2004. Application of multispectral imaging for identification of systemically diseased chicken.(Abstract). ASAE Annual International Meeting. ASAE Paper No. 04-3034.
Development of Multispecteral Imaging Processing Algorithms for Identification of Wholesome, Septicemia, and Inflammatory Process Chickens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, C., Chao, K., Chen, Y.R. 2005. Development of multispecteral imaging processing algorithms for identification of wholesome, septicemia, and inflammatory process chickens. Journal of Food Engineering. 69(2):225-234.
A Spectroscopic System for High-Speed Inspection of Poultry Carcasses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chao, K., Chen, Y.R., Chan, D.E., 2004. A spectroscopic system for high-speed inspection of poultry carcasses. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 20(5):683-690.
High-Speed Poultry Inspection Using Visible/near-Infrared Spectrophotometer - (Proceedings)
Chao, K., Chen, Y.R. 2003. High-speed poultry inspection using visible/near-infrared spectrophotometer. SPIE Proceedings entitled: Monitoring Food, Safety, Agriculture, and Plant Health. 5271:51-61.
Analysis of Vis/nir Spectral Variations of Wholesome and Unwholesome Chicken Meat - (Proceedings)
Chao, K., Chen, Y.R., Chan, D.E., Kang, S. 2003. Analysis of vis/nir spectral variations of wholesome and unwholesome chicken meat. ASAE Annual International Meeting. 19(4): 453-458.
Analysis of Vis/nir Spectral Variations of Wholesome, Septicemia, and Cadaver Chicken Samples - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
CHAO, K., CHEN, Y.R., CHAN, D.E. ANALYSIS OF VIS/NIR SPECTRAL VARIATIONS OF WHOLESOME, SEPTICEMIA, AND CADAVER CHICKEN SAMPLES. APPLIED ENGINEERING IN AGRICULTURE. 2003.
Characterization of Spectral Variations of Irradiated Chicken Breasts with 2d Correlation Spectroscopy - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
CHAO, K., LIU, Y., CHEN, Y.R., THAYER, D.W., HRUSCHKA, W.R. CHARACTERIZATION OF SPECTRAL VARIATIONS OF IRRADIATED CHICKEN BREASTS WITH 2D CORRELATION SPECTROSCOPY. APPLIED ENGINEERING IN AGRICULTURE. 2002.
Multispectral Detection of Fecal Contamination on Apples Based on Hyperspectral Imagery - Part Ii: Application of Hyperspectral Fluorescence Imaging - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, M.S., Lefcourt, A.M., Chen, Y.R., Kim, I., Chan, D.E., Chao, K. 2002. Multispectral detection of fecal contamination on apples based on hyperspectral imagery - part ii: application of hyperspectral fluorescence imaging. Transactions of the ASAE. 46(2):2039-2047.
Multispectral Detection of Fecal Contamination on Apples Based on Hyperspectral Imagery - Part I: Application of Visible-Near Infrared Reflectance Imaging - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
KIM, M.S., CHAO, K., CHEN, Y.R., CHAN, D.E., KIM, I., LEFCOURT, A.M. MULTISPECTRAL DETECTION OF FECAL CONTAMINATION ON APPLES BASED ON HYPERSPECTRAL IMAGERY - PART I: APPLICATION OF VISIBLE-NEAR INFRARED REFLECTANCE IMAGING. TRANSACTIONS OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERS. 2002.
Chicken Disease Characterization by Fluorescence Spectroscopy - (Proceedings) - (01-Aug-02)
Neural Networks - (Book / Chapter) - (04-Jan-02)
Detection of Contamination on Selected Apple Cultivars Using Reflectance Hyperspectral and Multispectral Analysis - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (19-Nov-01)
Machine Vision Technology for Agricultural Applications - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
CHEN, Y.R., CHAO, K., KIM, M.S. MACHINE VISION TECHNOLOGY FOR AGRICULTURAL APPLICATIONS. COMPUTERS AND ELECTRONICS IN AGRICULTURE. 2002.
Use of Hyper and Multi-Spectral Imaging for Detection of Chicken Skin Tumors - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
CHAO, K., MEHL, P.M., CHEN, Y.R. USE OF HYPER- AND MULTI-SPECTRAL IMAGING FOR DETECTION OF CHICKEN SKIN TUMORS. APPLIED ENGINEERING IN AGRICULTURE. 2002.
On-Line Automated Inspection of Poultry Carcasses by Machine Vision - (Proceedings) - (12-Mar-01)
Advances in Sensing Technologies for Poultry Inspection - (Review Article) - (01-Feb-01)
On-Line Inspection of Poultry Carcasses by Dual-Camera System - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (29-Jan-01)
Detection of Chicken Skin Tumors by Multispectral Imaging - (Proceedings) - (28-Dec-00)
Hyperspectral Imaging System for Food Safety: Detection of Fecal Contamination on Apples - (Proceedings) - (28-Dec-00)
Chicken Heart Diseases Characterization by Multi-Spectral Imaging - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (05-Sep-00)
Identifying Design Parameters for Fuzzy Control of Staged Ventilation Systems - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (30-Aug-00)
Design of a Dual-Camera System for Poultry Carcasses Inspection - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (20-May-00)
Color Image Classification Systems for Poultry Viscera Inspection - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (18-May-99)
Using Fuzzy Inference Systems for Assessment of Color Imaging on Chicken Livers - (Proceedings) - (17-Jul-98)
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