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NBC detection in air and water

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dc.contributor.author Hartley, Frank T.
dc.contributor.author Smith, Steven J.
dc.contributor.author McMurtry, Gary M.
dc.date.accessioned 2006-02-27T20:28:15Z
dc.date.available 2006-02-27T20:28:15Z
dc.date.issued 2003-09-08
dc.identifier.citation COMS03, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, September 8-11, 2003 en
dc.identifier.clearanceno 03-2252
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/38790
dc.description.abstract Participating in a Navy STTR project to develop a system capable of the 'real-time' detection and quanitification of nuclear, biological and chemical (NBC) warfare agents, and of related industrial chemicals including NBC agent synthesis by-products in water and in air immediately above the water's surface. This project uses JPL's Soft Ionization Membrane (SIM) technology which totally ionizes molecules without fragmentation (a process that can markedly improve the sensitivity and specificity of molecule compostition identification), and JPL's Rotating Field Mass Spectrometer (RFMS) technology which has large enough dynamic mass range to enable detection of nuclear materials as well as biological and chemical agents. This Navy project integrates these JPL Environmental Monitoring UnitS (REMUS) an autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV). It is anticipated that the REMUS AUV will be capable of 'real-time' detection and quantification of NBC warefare agents. en
dc.description.sponsorship NASA/JPL en
dc.format.extent 1640466 bytes
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Pasadena, CA : Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2003. en
dc.subject soft ionization membrane (SIM) en
dc.subject molecules en
dc.title NBC detection in air and water en
dc.type Preprint en


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