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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2006, $249,446)
The objective of this award is to develop an improved instrumental field detection system for the presumptive identification of drug and explosive odors based on ion mobility spectroscopy (IMS).
This proposal aims to characterize the odor signatures of a large (>700 different samples) set of smokeless powders, some of which will be provided by the FBI laboratory, in order to improve the detection of this threat using 1) Ion Mobility Spectroscopy (IMS) instruments and 2) canine detection teams.