Chemical and Biological Threat-Detection Systems of the Future
JOINT PEO (CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL DEFENSE) FALLS CHURCH VA JOINT PROJ MGMT OFC (GUARDIAN)
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This article explains some of the technology involved in advancing and integrating development of the ultra-sensitive Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy SERS-based hardware, the Knowledge Amplification by Structured Expert Randomization KASER anthrax detector, the Joint Warning and Reporting Network JWARN Component Interface Device JCID-on-a-chip firmware, and the Holster sensor-network infrastructure. This research has two major thrusts. One is the development of new, next-generation individual and arrayed chemical and biological sensors. The other is the integration of these sensors into a network in which intelligent software agents, data-fusion algorithms, and expert systems can enhance the users ability to retrieve and understand the data, and to act efficiently on the results.
- Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare