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Title: Airborne particulate discriminator

Abstract

A method and apparatus for rapid and accurate detection and discrimination of biological, radiological, and chemical particles in air. A suspect aerosol of the target particulates is treated with a taggant aerosol of ultrafine particulates. Coagulation of the taggant and target particles causes a change in fluorescent properties of the cloud, providing an indication of the presence of the target.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. San Diego, CA
  2. Santa Fe, NM
  3. Los Alamos, NM
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Security LLC (Los Alamos, NM)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1013677
Patent Number(s):
7,573,571
Application Number:
11/871,678
Assignee:
Los Alamos National Security LLC (Los Alamos, NM) LANL
DOE Contract Number:  
AC52-06NA25396
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
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Citation Formats

Creek, Kathryn Louise, Castro, Alonso, and Gray, Perry Clayton. Airborne particulate discriminator. United States: N. p., 2009. Web.
Creek, Kathryn Louise, Castro, Alonso, & Gray, Perry Clayton. Airborne particulate discriminator. United States.
Creek, Kathryn Louise, Castro, Alonso, and Gray, Perry Clayton. Tue . "Airborne particulate discriminator". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1013677.
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abstractNote = {A method and apparatus for rapid and accurate detection and discrimination of biological, radiological, and chemical particles in air. A suspect aerosol of the target particulates is treated with a taggant aerosol of ultrafine particulates. Coagulation of the taggant and target particles causes a change in fluorescent properties of the cloud, providing an indication of the presence of the target.},
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place = {United States},
year = {Tue Aug 11 00:00:00 EDT 2009},
month = {Tue Aug 11 00:00:00 EDT 2009}
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