Accession Number:

ADB231930

Title:

An Acoustic Plate Mode Sensor for Biowarfare Toxins, Phase II

Descriptive Note:

Annual rept 1 Aug 1996-31 Jul 1997

Corporate Author:

BIODE INC BANGOR ME

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1997-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

56.0

Abstract:

This report details the design, evaluation and experimental data obtained during the first fiscal year of the contract. Results are presented in five areas. 1 The covalent attachment of immunoglobulin G IgG to gold surfaces and the supporting surface chemical analysis 2 the design and evaluation of the piezoelectric sensors 3 the design and evaluation of the measurement electronics 4 the design and construction of a microprocessor-based user interface and 5 the discussion of preliminary biosensor data. A stable and reusable attachment procedure is obtained using poly-propylmercapto methyl siloxane and thioalkylated antibody.

Subject Categories:

  • Electrical and Electronic Equipment
  • Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare
  • Acoustics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE