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Kromoscopy for detection of chemical warfare agents
Author(s): Kenneth J. Ewing; Jas Sanghera; Ishwar D. Aggarwal; Myron J. Block
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Paper Abstract

The ability of a Kromoscope to discriminate between chemical warfare agent simulants and toxic industrial chemicals is evaluated. The Kromoscope response to the simulants DMMP and DIMP is compared to a pesticide (diazanon) and cyclopentanol. The response of a mid-infrared Kromoscope to the nerve agents VX and GB and the stimulant DF are calculated.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 December 2004
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 5585, Chemical and Biological Point Sensors for Homeland Defense II, (16 December 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.575636
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Kenneth J. Ewing, Battelle Memorial Institute (United States)
Jas Sanghera, Naval Research Lab. (United States)
Ishwar D. Aggarwal, Naval Research Lab. (United States)
Myron J. Block, Optix LP (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5585:
Chemical and Biological Point Sensors for Homeland Defense II
Arthur J. Sedlacek; Steven D. Christesen; Tuan Vo-Dinh; Roger J. Combs, Editor(s)

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