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August 13th, 2006

Discovery may mean safer, faster airport checks

Abstract:
Queensland University of Technology lecturer Dr Dmitri Gramotnev's research has discovered special metallic structures which may allow detection and identification of extremely small amounts of substances, even separate molecules in the air. "With the newly developed 'nano-focusing' technology, luggage could be monitored and any vapours from suspect agents detected as people pass through airports."

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Queensland University of Technology

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