UConn Explosive Detection Flower Pot Test (image) University of Connecticut Share Print E-Mail Caption University of Connecticut scientists have developed a novel buried explosive detection system using a nanofiberous film and ultraviolet light. Image, top, shows a test application of the sensing film with trace 2,4-DNT explosive buried in a flower pot. Image, bottom, shows the same film under ultraviolet light 30 minutes later with location of buried explosive marked by a dark blot on the fluorescent film. Credit Image courtesy of Ying Wang/UConn and Advanced Functional Materials, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA. Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.