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University of Connecticut

Novel Explosive Detection System Contamination Test

Caption: University of Connecticut scientists have developed a novel buried explosive detection system using a nanofiberous film and ultraviolet light. This image shows detection of particulate explosives on a contaminated hand using the novel electrospun pyrene film.

Credit: Image courtesy of Ying Wang/UConn and Advanced Functional Materials, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA.

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