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Detecting nerve agents and determining the types thereof

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An embodiment of a chemical detector has at least one detection window and at least first and second ampoules selectively communicatively coupled to the at least one detection window. The first ampoule contains a first substance that can hydrolyze a nerve agent. The second ampoule contains a second substance that can react with a hydrolyzed nerve agent to produce a color change.

Inventors: 
Genovese, James A.; Matthews, Robin L.; Ong, Kwok Y.
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Sensors and Measurement
FIle Date: 
2006-12-13
Grant Date: 
2011-11-15
Grant time: 
1,798 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
33
Claim count percentile rank: 
4
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA