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Passive millimeter wave spectrometer for remote detection of chemical plumes

United States Patent

February 24, 2009
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Millimeter Wave Sensor Technologies Track Biometrics; Detect Chemicals, Gases, and Radiation
Systems and methods for the passive measurement of spectral lines from the absorption or emission by polar molecules. The system includes mmW front-end assembly, back-end electronics, and data acquisition hardware and software was assembled. The method relates to methods for processing multi-channel radiometric data from passive mmW detection systems.
Gopalsami; Nachappa (Argonne, IL), Bakhtiari; Sasan (Argonne, IL), Raptis; Apostolos C. (Argonne, IL), Elmer; Thomas W. (Willowbrook, IL)
U Chicago Argonne LLC (Chicago, IL)
11/ 407,711
April 20, 2006
The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. W-31-109-ENG-38 between the United States Government and Argonne National Laboratory.