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Improve Target Material Detection Limits (287)

Problem: Improve sensor detection limits and selectivity via concentration and/or separation

Graphic of sensor detection limits and selectivity BEADS: A Basic Tool for Bio-Detection (255) Preconcentration Material for Heavy Metals (278) High-Performance Preconcentrator Materials (277) Heavy Metal/Radionuclide Preconcentration (272) Improved Sensing using Preconcentrators (221) Smart Collection & Separation Materials (270) Smart Collection and Separation Materials (269) Ion Mobility Spectrometry (IMS) (232) Imprinted Media for High Selectivity Sensors (238) Enzyme Immobilization for Chem-Bio Sensors (288) Selective Coatings for Chemical Sensors (5) BEADS: A Basic Tool for Bio-Detection (255) Fiber Optic Chemical Vapor Sensors (147) Small Acoustic Wave Chemical Sensors (170)

Project Activity Scope (from Technical Overview Chart): Mechanisms through Sensors and Devices

PNNL Solution:

  • Sampling from ambient environment
  • Capture and preconcentration of target material
  • Concentrate directly on active sensor or transduction device
  • Concentrate target for detection by instruments and sensors

Capabilities Employed to Meet Client Needs: Nano-technology, microtechnology, biotechnology; surface chemistry; polymer chemistry; glass chemistry; separations chemistry and processes; material sciences including polymers and ceramics; materials synthesis and evaluation; sensor physics; sensor system development and evaluation.

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Contact: Bob Wright

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