Standoff detection of buried landmines using genetically engineered fluorescent bacterial sensors

Yossef Kabessa, Ori Eyal, Ofer Bar-On, Sharon Yagur-Kroll, Shimshon Belkin, Aharon J. Agranat

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Abstract

A Standoff detection scheme for buried landmines and concealed explosive charges based on genetically engineered bacterial biosensors is presented. Concentrations of 4 mg/L of 2,4-DNT on soil were detected from a distance of 50 meters.

Original languageAmerican English
Title of host publication2015 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9781557529688
StatePublished - 10 Aug 2015
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015 - San Jose, United States
Duration: 10 May 201515 May 2015

Publication series

NameConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe - Technical Digest
Volume2015-August

Conference

ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Period10/05/1515/05/15

Bibliographical note

Publisher Copyright:
© 2015 OSA.

Keywords

  • Explosives
  • Fluorescence
  • Microorganisms
  • Optical filters
  • Optical scattering
  • Optical sensors

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