news center

Nerve gas detector

Nerve gas detector

作者:牛裴  时间:2019-03-08 03:16:01  人气:

As doomsday millennium cults begin to worry law enforcers around the world, an accurate sensor for sarin—the nerve gas used by Aum Shinriko terrorists on the Tokyo underground in 1995—has been developed by chemists at the University of Maryland. The team has developed a compound called platinum 1,2-enedithiolate, which fluoresces red light in the presence of gaseous phosphate esters, the active molecules in sarin. Robert Pilato, one of the team, says previous detection methods were prone to false positives. “Our sensor molecule is less easily fooled,