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Advances in Optical Technologies
Volume 2012, Article ID 808541, 5 pages
Research Article

Chemical Warfare Agents Analyzer Based on Low Cost, Room Temperature, and Infrared Microbolometer Smart Sensors

Centro Ricerche Elettro Ottiche, SS.17 Località Boschetto, 67100 L’Aquila, Italy

Received 2 August 2012; Revised 26 September 2012; Accepted 26 September 2012

Academic Editor: Antoni Rogalski

Copyright © 2012 Carlo Corsi et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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