Chemical analyzer hits the road. (Tech Talk).
Current users include the FBI; Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms; Drug Enforcement Agency; Agriculture Department; Argonne National Laboratory; Aberdeen Proving Ground, and U.S. and Canadian Customs.
The TravelIR uses mid-infrared spectroscopy to cover the "fingerprint" region of the electromagnetic spectrum, Rein explained. It is called the fingerprint, because the information provided is highly specific to the structure of a compound.
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|Title Annotation:||Travel IR|
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|Date:||Jun 1, 2002|
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