Accession Number:

ADD013910

Title:

Generic Detection with a Receptor Based Optic Sensor.

Descriptive Note:

Patent Application, Filed 29 Sep 88,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1988-09-29

Pagination or Media Count:

9.0

Abstract:

This invention relates to an improved method or technique of detecting a class or any one of a number of toxic materials which may be present in fluids on a battlefield. More particularly this invention relates to a fiber optic sensor whose fiber is coated with a physiological receptor. In a preferred embodiment, a disposable device is used such as a optic wave guide which consists of a length of precise diameter capillary tubing. jes.

Subject Categories:

  • Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE