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Recent developments for trace vapor detection
Author(s): James T. Arnold
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Paper Abstract

A transmission quadrupole mass spectrometer has been incorporated in an integrated trace vapor detection system. The system includes high performance sample acquisition and inlet provisions to maximize detectability at very low levels. To characterize performance credibly, a precision sample generator with a down stream switching capability at levels below part per billion has been constructed. Construction and operation is reported.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 October 1994
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 2276, Cargo Inspection Technologies, (6 October 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.189190
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James T. Arnold, Varian Associates (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2276:
Cargo Inspection Technologies
Andre H. Lawrence, Editor(s)

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