Shoebox-Sized Chemical Detector

  • Magazine Article
  • TBMG-28334
Published February 01, 2018 by Tech Briefs Media Group in United States
  • English

A chemical sensor prototype was developed that can detect single-fingerprint quantities of substances from a distance of more than 100 feet away, and could be shrunk to the size of a shoebox. The portable infrared chemical sensor could be mounted on a drone or carried by users such as doctors, police, border officials, and soldiers.