DOSIMETER FOR CHEMICAL AGENTS

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 59
Amount: $150,356.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1985
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
26 Howard Street, Piscataway, NJ, 08854
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
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Business Contact
 Dr. Gordhan N. Patel
Phone: (201) 549-5370
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
A SIMPLE, INEXPENSIVE,REPRODUCABLE, AND RELIABLE DOSIMETER DEVICE IS PROPOSED FOR DETECTION OF HIGHLY TOXIC AGENTS SUCH AS NERVE GASES AND VESICANTS. THE COMPOSITIONS USED IN THE DEVICE WILL UNDERGO CATALYTIC CHAIN REACTION TO PRODUCE HIGHLY COLORED COMPOSITIONS,WHEN EXPOSED TO THE TOXIC AGENTS. ASTHE AGENTS WOULD ACT AS CATALYST,THE YIELD OF THE HIGHLY COLORED COMPOSITIONS WILL BE VERY HIGH AND HENCE THE DEVICE IS EXPECTED TO BE VERY SENSITIVE. THE PROPOSED DEVICE WOULD DETECT THE AGENTS, AS WELL AS DETERMING THE TOTAL EXPOSURE (DOSIMETER) AND HENCE, CAN BE USED AT THE WAR FRONTS, PRODUCTION AND STORAGE FACILITIES AND IN THE HOSPITAL LABORATORIES AS AN EARLY WARNING SYSTEM TO PREVENT INJURIES AND DEATH.

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