Field VOC Detector Raises Sense of Achievement

Page, Douglas
December 2007
Fire Chief;Dec2007, Vol. 51 Issue 12, p14
Trade Publication
The article reports on the development of a miniature sensor that uses polymer membranes to measure pollutants present in aqueous or gaseous environment by scientists at the Georgia Tech Research Institute at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia. Researchers aimed to detect volatile organic compounds, a common one is benzene. The sensor is a microbalance that measures the mass of pollutant molecules.


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