Nanotech 2008 Vol. 2
Nanotech 2008 Vol. 2
Nanotechnology 2008: Life Sciences, Medicine & Bio Materials - Technical Proceedings of the 2008 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show, Volume 2

Bio & Chem Sensors Chapter 7

Agent Reactive Modulated Optical Reflector for Hazardous Agent Detection

Authors: A.E. Kovalev, M.G. Bray, T.S. Mayer, D.H. Werner

Affilation: Pennsylvania State University, United States

Pages: 619 - 621

Keywords: chemical, sensor, standoff, detection, hazardous

We demonstrate a standoff passive sensor working in the near infrared range. The device uses a platform based on dielectric and metallo-dielectric layers. The sensor demonstrated a significant change in the reflection coefficient if exposed to the HCl vapors. Such sensor can be used as a standoff detector to probe toxic chemical spills or other hazardous gases and vapors to monitor the situation remotely.

ISBN: 978-1-4200-8504-4
Pages: 808
Hardcopy: $159.95

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