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Virus and particulate separation from solution

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An improved system for collecting, detecting, and classifying submicron-sized particles in a sample comprising an Integrated Virus Detection System (IVDS) of the type wherein the detecting means includes a differential mobility analyzer (DMA) and condensation particle counter (CPC), the improvement comprising positioning an aerosol collector or an electrostatic collector between the differential mobility analyzer and the condensation particle counter wherein submicron-sized particles from the environmental sample are collected for further analysis.

Inventors: 
Wick, Charles H.
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Sensors and Measurement
FIle Date: 
2012-11-09
Grant Date: 
2013-09-03
Grant time: 
298 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
5
Claim count percentile rank: 
2
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
US ARMY