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Liquid Crystal Design for Portable Chemical Sensors

Posted February 06, 2017 12:00 AM by Engineering360 eNewsletter

Chemical engineers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have developed a framework for optimizing the components of liquid-crystal based, potentially inexpensive, portable sensors to detect everything from explosives to disease markers in a person’s breath.


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02/06/2017 4:07 PM

So can they tell you to get a Tic Tac?

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02/07/2017 1:19 AM

Are those crystals blue?

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02/08/2017 10:58 AM

You mean like the ones in urinals?

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