Accession Number:

ADA453022

Title:

An Automated Air Sampling System Comprising an OPTIC GC Injector I - Quantification of Soman Vapour

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

TNO DEFENSE SECURITY AND SAFETY RIJSWIJK (NETHERLANDS)

Report Date:

2005-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

25.0

Abstract:

An automated air sampling and analysis system was built around the OPTIC GC injector. The system was successfully employed for the unattended near real time monitoring and analysis of soman vapor. With respect to the previously employed system several substantial improvements were reached with the current system. the OPTIC GC injector, through its design has markedly better analytical performance, i.e. it allows better quantification of agent concentration and it is clearly more flexible in allowing rapid experimental adjustments to be carried out. The OPTIC automated vapor generation monitor allows, in combination with the chemical warfare agent vapor generation system, rapid and accurate testing of chemical warfare agent detectors. With the OPTIC system more different concentrations can be tested at accurately determined concentrations. This makes more extensive testing for chemical warfare agent detector procurement programs possible.

Subject Categories:

  • Physical Chemistry
  • Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE