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Title: Microsensors for In-Situ Chemical, Physical, and Radiological Characterization of Mixed Waste

Abstract

The objective of this research program is to conduct the fundamental research to develop extremely sensitive and highly selective for chemical, physical, and radiological characterization of mixed waste and ground water using microcantilever platform. The microcantilever sensors have sensitivity in the range of parts-per-trillion. These sensors will be of great value to DOE for the safe and cost-effective in situ, real-time characterization of contaminated sites. The ability to detect and measure specific chemicals and radionuclides in real-time using miniature and inexpensive sensing device could result in considerable benefits with regard to both cost savings and safety issues. In addition, this approach can also lead to multi-element/multi target sensors using array approach. The selectivity of the sensor results from chemical modification of cantilevers using selective molecular recognition agents.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab., Oak Ridge, TN (US)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Environmental Management (EM) (US)
OSTI Identifier:
828634
Report Number(s):
EMSP-60197-2000
R&D Project: EMSP 60197; TRN: US0404048
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 1 Jun 2000
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY; 54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; GROUND WATER; MODIFICATIONS; RADIOISOTOPES; RESEARCH PROGRAMS; SAFETY; SENSITIVITY; TARGETS; WASTES

Citation Formats

Thundat, Thomas G, Warmack, R J, Brown, G M, Dabestani, R, and Britt, P F. Microsensors for In-Situ Chemical, Physical, and Radiological Characterization of Mixed Waste. United States: N. p., 2000. Web. doi:10.2172/828634.
Thundat, Thomas G, Warmack, R J, Brown, G M, Dabestani, R, & Britt, P F. Microsensors for In-Situ Chemical, Physical, and Radiological Characterization of Mixed Waste. United States. doi:10.2172/828634.
Thundat, Thomas G, Warmack, R J, Brown, G M, Dabestani, R, and Britt, P F. Thu . "Microsensors for In-Situ Chemical, Physical, and Radiological Characterization of Mixed Waste". United States. doi:10.2172/828634. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/828634.
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title = {Microsensors for In-Situ Chemical, Physical, and Radiological Characterization of Mixed Waste},
author = {Thundat, Thomas G and Warmack, R J and Brown, G M and Dabestani, R and Britt, P F},
abstractNote = {The objective of this research program is to conduct the fundamental research to develop extremely sensitive and highly selective for chemical, physical, and radiological characterization of mixed waste and ground water using microcantilever platform. The microcantilever sensors have sensitivity in the range of parts-per-trillion. These sensors will be of great value to DOE for the safe and cost-effective in situ, real-time characterization of contaminated sites. The ability to detect and measure specific chemicals and radionuclides in real-time using miniature and inexpensive sensing device could result in considerable benefits with regard to both cost savings and safety issues. In addition, this approach can also lead to multi-element/multi target sensors using array approach. The selectivity of the sensor results from chemical modification of cantilevers using selective molecular recognition agents.},
doi = {10.2172/828634},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2000},
month = {6}
}

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