Airport Explosive Detection Made Easier, Portable

Page, Douglas
December 2005
Fire Chief;Dec2005, Vol. 49 Issue 12, p18
Trade Publication
The article describes the portable mass spectrometer developed by R. Graham Cooks and his team at Purdue University. The spectrometer, which was developed for use in the screening of airline passengers for explosives, can determine the presence of trace quantities of hazardous chemicals and explosives inside luggage.


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