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Detecting nerve agents and determining the types thereof

An embodiment of a chemical detector has at least one detection window and at least first and second ampoules selectively communicatively coupled to the at least one detection window. The first ampoule contains a first substance that can hydrolyze a nerve agent. The second ampoule contains a second substance that can react with a hydrolyzed nerve agent to produce a color change.
Patent Number: 
8057761
Patent Issue Date: 
November 15, 2011
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