The Identification of Seven Chemical Warfare Mimics Using a Colorimetric Array
AbstractChemical warfare agents pose significant threats in the 21st century, especially for armed forces. A colorimetric detection array was developed to identify warfare mimics, including mustard gas and nerve agents. In total, 188 sensors were screened to determine the best sensor performance, in order to identify warfare mimics 2-chloro ethyl ethylsulfide, 2-2′-thiodiethanol, trifluoroacetic acid, methylphosphonic acid, dimethylphosphite, diethylcyanophosphonate, and diethyl (methylthiomethyl)phosphonate. The highest loadings in the principle component analysis (PCA) plots were used to identify the sensors that were most effective in analyzing the RGB data to classify the warfare mimics. The dataset was reduced to only twelve sensors, and PCA results gave comparable results as the large data did, demonstrating that only twelve sensors are needed to classify the warfare mimics. View Full-Text
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Kangas, M.J.; Ernest, A.; Lukowicz, R.; Mora, A.V.; Quossi, A.; Perez, M.; Kyes, N.; Holmes, A.E. The Identification of Seven Chemical Warfare Mimics Using a Colorimetric Array. Sensors 2018, 18, 4291.
Kangas MJ, Ernest A, Lukowicz R, Mora AV, Quossi A, Perez M, Kyes N, Holmes AE. The Identification of Seven Chemical Warfare Mimics Using a Colorimetric Array. Sensors. 2018; 18(12):4291.Chicago/Turabian Style
Kangas, Michael J.; Ernest, Adreanna; Lukowicz, Rachel; Mora, Andres V.; Quossi, Anais; Perez, Marco; Kyes, Nathan; Holmes, Andrea E. 2018. "The Identification of Seven Chemical Warfare Mimics Using a Colorimetric Array." Sensors 18, no. 12: 4291.
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