Industrial / Environmental / Analytical

Optical Fiber Sensor To Identify Traces Of Chemicals

December 15, 2017 0

A chemical sensor prototype developed at the University of Michigan will be able to detect “single-fingerprint quantities” of substances from a distance of more than 100 feet away, and its developers are working to shrink […]

Industrial / Environmental / Analytical

A polymer sensor for the early detection of autism

November 15, 2017 0

Is it going to be possible to detect features of autism at birth? At the Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw a sensor has come into being that means […]

Industrial / Environmental / Analytical

Giant Earthquake Sensors formed by Optical Fiber Network

October 19, 2017 0

Optical fibers can do more than transmit data—they can actually sense what’s going on around them, including the earliest rumbles of an earthquake. If we can turn an incidental infrastructure, that digital infrastructure of the […]

Industrial / Environmental / Analytical

Metallic nanoparticles help determine volatile compounds

October 19, 2017 0

Researchers from the Faculties of Chemistry and of Materials Science of Lomonosov Moscow State University have developed a new way of increasing the sensitivity of detecting volatile compounds, especially chlorine, using metallic nanoparticles. The work […]

Industrial / Environmental / Analytical

Tiny sensor could last for years without battery top-up

September 12, 2017 0

It’s easy enough to put an always-on camera somewhere it can live off solar power or the grid, but deep in nature, underground, or in other unusual circumstances every drop of power is precious. Luckily, […]

Industrial / Environmental / Analytical

New biosensor helps monitor and maintain drug level in body

June 11, 2017 0

A new biosensor technology by Stanford engineers helps monitor and maintain drug levels in the bloodstream of animals. If this experiment is successful and works on people, the device can be used as life-saving drugs […]

Industrial / Environmental / Analytical

Testing food for e.coli with engineered droplets

April 19, 2017 0

New types of liquids are being used to detect certain chemical compounds to make detection easier. These liquid droplets bind to specific protein bacteria and can display visual detection visibly or upon being scanned by […]

Industrial / Environmental / Analytical

Silk sensor to detect micro stresses in composite materials

April 6, 2017 0

Nowadays the demands being placed on materials are increasingly stringent, with new technology comes a need for more environmentally friendly and efficient products that are more durable, cheaper, and lightweight. There are more stresses placed […]

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