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Field Detection of Drug and Explosive Odor Signatures Using SPME-IMS

Award Information

Award #
2006-DN-BX-K027
Location
Congressional District
Status
Closed
Funding First Awarded
2006
Total funding (to date)
$480,881

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).

ca/ncf

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.

ca/ncf

Date Created: September 12, 2006