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Tailoring Sensor Systems for Applications (286)

Problem: Need to match sensor system design to application requirements (selectivity, sensitivity, cost, robustness, etc.)

Project Activity Scope (from Technical Overview Chart): Mechanisms through Instruments

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Capabilities Employed to Meet Client Needs: Nano- and micro-technology; surface chemistry; biotechnology; polymer chemistry; radiation physics; sensor physics including numerous transduction mechanisms and platforms; various sensor technologies; electronics including analog, digital, and RF communications technologies; statistical and advanced data analysis methods; biological and chemical analytical methods including specialized sample preparation/pretreatment methods to allow trace and ultra-trace detection of target analytes in environmental samples.

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Contact: Michael Lind

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