TITLE

Sensors cut cost of air monitoring

AUTHOR(S)
Pierce, Julia
PUB. DATE
March 2002
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);3/22/2002, Vol. 291 Issue 7594, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the sensor device developed by researchers at the University College of London in England for low-cost monitoring of air quality and land contamination. Applications of the device; Information on mass spectrometers and gas chromatographs; Potential of the device to detect and measure chemicals given off by new products.
ACCESSION #
6621750

 

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