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Method and system for field calibrating an ion mobility spectrometer or other trace vapor detection instrument

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The present invention can be generally described as a vapor detection instrument testing system and testing process. This testing system integrates a computing system loaded with testing software, and a test-substance generating device. The present device is portable and provides a user with the ability to perform vapor detection instrument testing at the field side of the vapor detection instrument. The portability of the vapor detection instrument testing system results in more frequent instrument testing and less detection instrument down time.

Inventors: 
Mcatee, Robert F.; Eagan, Michael A.; Wallis, Eric; Popkie Jr., Norman; Griffin, Matthew Todd
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Technical domain: 
Sensors and Measurement
FIle Date: 
2008-03-19
Grant Date: 
2010-07-06
Grant time: 
839 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
15
Claim count percentile rank: 
1
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
US NAVY