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  • Sniffing out shoe bombs: A new and simple sensor for explosive chemicals

    The handheld reader analyzes the color changes in the sensor array to quickly monitor the environment for explosive chemicals.

    The handheld reader analyzes the color changes in the sensor array to quickly monitor the environment for explosive chemicals.

    Photo courtesy Ken Suslick

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      The handheld reader analyzes the color changes in the sensor array to quickly monitor the environment for explosive chemicals.

      Photo courtesy Ken Suslick

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      The detector uses a printed array, smaller than a postage stamp, of pigments that change color in the presence of TATP.

      Photo courtesy Ken Suslick

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