Accession Number:

ADA440433

Title:

Domestic Preparedness Program Evaluation of the IMS20000 (trademark) (Bruker Daltonics GmbH Ion Mobility Spectrometer 2000) Against Chemical Warfare Agents Summary Report

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Mar-Oct 2002

Corporate Author:

EDGEWOOD CHEMICAL BIOLOGICAL CENTER ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY DIR

Report Date:

2003-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

29.0

Abstract:

This report characterizes the chemical warfare CW agent detection characteristics of the commercially available IMS2000TM. This instrument is an ion mobility spectrometer, designed for detection and monitoring of chemical warfare agents and industrial toxins. The instrument was tested against HD, GB, and GA vapor under various conditions. . This report provides the emergency responders concerned with CW agent detection and verification an overview of the capabilities of the IMS2000TM.

Subject Categories:

  • Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare
  • Nuclear Instrumentation

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE