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Field Sensor System for CW Analytes (14)

Problem: A reliable, real-time instrument system was needed to support monitoring of CW simulant dispersal in the field

Field Sensor System for CW AnalytesField Sensor System for CW Analytes

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

PNNL Solution:

  • Established system conceptual design to support field operation
  • Prepared surface acoustic wave sensors using a selective coating
  • Developed an integrated system with computer control and data acquisition
  • Deployed and demonstrated system
  • Provided full system documentation

Capabilities Employed to Meet Client Needs: Chemically selective thin film materials; acoustic wave sensor technology; analog and digital electronics; signal processing; low-power portable instrumentation; mechanical design; computer controls including software development; system integration.

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Contact: Brion Burghard

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