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1. (WO2018013195) METHOD OF DETECTING ORGANOPHOSPHOROUS COMPOUNDS AND ILLICIT DRUGS

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/013195    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/028758
Publication Date: Fri Jan 19 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Sat Apr 22 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: G01N 27/62
G01N 33/00
Applicants: BATTELLE MEMORIAL INSTITUTE
Inventors: EWING, Robert, G.
VALENZUELA, Blandina, R.
ATKINSON, David, A
Title: METHOD OF DETECTING ORGANOPHOSPHOROUS COMPOUNDS AND ILLICIT DRUGS
Abstract:
A method is disclosed for detecting organophosphorus compounds and illicit drugs using an ion detector. A vapor sample containing at least one analyte and at least one dopant is ionized. A proton-bound adduct ion is formed between the analyte and the dopant in a reaction region defined between the ionization source and the ion detector.