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Range of Pertinent Capabilities and Experience

Capabilities and experience examples cited include (but are not limited to) chemical sensing technologies and supporting capabilities including:

  • knowledge of key chemicals that are important for critical application requirements,
  • capabilities that enable the development of effective chemical sensors (e.g., identification of key chemical signatures, selective surface treatments for the capture/detection of target chemicals, etc.),
  • capabilities for the development, enhancement and application of specific chemical sensor system component and method options including sensing devices, sample collection and/or processing devices, data analysis methods, etc.,
  • capabilities that allow the prediction and understanding of chemical reactions and transformations, dispersion, environmental survival, etc. that are necessary to better define the requirements and application domains for chemical sensors and sensor systems,
  • capabilities to test, evaluate, validate, and demonstrate chemical sensors and sensor systems,
  • capabilities to provide effective understanding, interpretation, and dissemination of resulting data, and
  • chemical sensor and signature capabilities applied to meet specific application requirements.

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