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Device useful for measuring the amount or concentration of a volatile organic compound

United States Patent Application

20140262837
A1
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The present invention provides for a device for detecting one or more target gas compounds, such as a volatile organic compound, such as formaldehyde, comprising a chamber comprising a gas inlet and a gas outlet, wherein the chamber is capable of absorbing one or more non-target gas compounds. When the device is in use, the gas outlet is in fluid communication with a detector capable of detecting the amount or concentration of the one or more target gas compounds.
Sidheswaran, Meera A. (El Cerrito, CA), Gundel, Lara A. (Berkeley, CA)
THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA (OAKLAND CA)
14/ 292,676
May 30, 2014
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENTAL SUPPORT [0002] The invention was made with government support under Contract Nos. DE-AC02-05CH11231 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy, and Project No. 5R21OH008891-02 awarded by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. The government has certain rights in the invention.