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Molecularly imprinted polymer-denuder based sensors

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A molecularly imprinted polymer denuder sensor that includes a trapping solution; a delivery device transporting the trapping solution; a denuder operatively connected to the trapping solution and contacting ambient air, wherein the denuder infuses the sample into the trapping solution; a molecularly imprinted polymer sensor operatively connected to the denuder, wherein the MIP sensor captures and detects the threat material; an excitation source operatively connected to the MIP sensor and having an excitation band, wherein the excitation band excites europium (or other signal transducing lanthanide or metal ion) in the MIP when it is bound to the threat material providing unique emission band(s); and an analytical device operatively connected to the MIP sensor, wherein the analytical device senses the presence of the threat material in the sample.

Inventors: 
Buettner, Leonard C.; Jenkens, Amanda L.
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Sensors and Measurement
FIle Date: 
2011-01-20
Grant Date: 
2013-12-03
Grant time: 
1,048 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
19
Claim count percentile rank: 
4
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA