National Institute of Lasers and Optronics

Spectroscopy Division

Material Division

Optronics Division

Agriculture and Biophotonics Division

Laser Development Division

Technical Services Division

Agriphotonics Group

Prime interest of agriphotonics laboratory is in the food quality and autentication.


  • Raman spectrometer.

Recent activities

  • Detection of adulteration of extra virgin olive oil.
  • Raman fingerprinting of edible oil spreads and ghee (banaspati and desi).
  • Oxidative stability of extra virgin olive oil.
  • Determination of crude protein and oil contents of pulses.
  • Determination of carotenoid in mangoes and milk cow buffalo and goat.