Bruker CBRNE Detection Business Receives Frost & Sullivan Technology Leadership Award for Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Technologies.BILLERICA, Mass. -- Bruker Corporation (NASDAQ NASDAQ
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CBRNE chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and high yield explosives (US DoD)
CBRNE Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Enhanced Conventional Weapons detection business for the Frost & Sullivan 2008 Technology Leadership Award in the Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Detection Markets.
According to Frost & Sullivan, this Award is presented to Bruker Daltonics in recognition of its extensive knowledge and experience in the development and manufacture of CBRNE detection systems based on a broad array of technologies, including mass spectrometry, ion mobility spectrometry (IMS (1) See IP Multimedia Subsystem.
(2) (Information Management System) An early IBM hierarchical DBMS for IBM mainframes. IMS was widely implemented throughout the 1970s under MVS and continues to be used under z/OS. ), Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR FTIR Fourier Transform Infrared (spectroscopy)
FTIR Frustrated Total Internal Reflection
FTIR Fourier Transfer Ir ), semiconductor technology, and fast neutron activation analysis for the detection and identification of biological and chemical agents, radiological threats as well as explosives.
"Bruker Daltonics is the worthy recipient of this Award based on the company's exceptional dedication to developing best-in-class products that meet the needs of a demanding marketplace," stated David Frigstad, Chairman of Frost & Sullivan. "We admire their work in highly complex and sensitive markets, and are proud to acknowledge these efforts."
Bruker Daltonics has been successful in developing an entire suite of products for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosives (CBRNE) detection. Some of the Company's flagship models include RAID[TM]-AFM, an automated facility monitor for toxic industrial chemical and chemical agent detection, the RAPID[TM] system, a remote stand-off chemical agent detector, and the MM 2 mobile GC-MS GC-MS Gas chromatography-mass spectroscopy. See there. system for highly selective chemical detection. Numerous other CBRNE detection products and solutions are listed at www.bdal.com/cbrn-detection
Sebastian Meyer-Plath, the Bruker Daltonics CBRNE Vice President, commented: "We are gratified to receive the Frost & Sullivan CBRN CBRN Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear
CBRN Caribbean Basin Radar Network Detection leadership award. The need for robust, rapid and real-time detection of potential threats drives our CBRNE Detection business, and Bruker is committed to develop the best detection products for our homeland security, environmental and defense customers."
For more information, please visit www.bdal.com/cbrn-detection and www.awards.frost.com