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Discreet passive explosive detection through 2-sided waveguided fluorescence

United States Patent

October 18, 2011
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The current invention provides a passive sampling device suitable for collecting and detecting the presence of target analytes. In particular, the passive sampling device is suitable for detecting nitro-aromatic compounds. The current invention further provides a passive sampling device reader suitable for determining the collection of target analytes. Additionally, the current invention provides methods for detecting target analytes using the passive sampling device and the passive sampling device reader.
Harper; Ross James (Stillwater, OK), la Grone; Marcus (Cushing, OK), Fisher; Mark (Stillwater, OK)
Namadics, Inc. (Stillwater, OK)
11/ 999,144
December 4, 2007
GOVERNMENT RIGHTS STATEMENT This invention was developed in part with support by the United States Department of Energy (DOE) through Order No. 532539 issued by Sandia Corporation, operator of Sandia National Laboratories under Contract Number DE-AC04-94AL85000 for the DOE. The United States Government may have rights in and to this application by virtue of this funding.