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Detecting a peroxide-based explosive via molecular gelation

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Abstract

A convenient and portable triacetone triperoxide (TATP) sensor was developed utilizing a thiol-to-disulfide oxidation to trigger a solution-to-gel phase transition. Using this method, TATP can be detected visually without any instrumentation.

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The article was received on 14 May 2012, accepted on 26 May 2012 and first published on 18 Jun 2012


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C2CC33486K
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2012,48, 7310-7312
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    Detecting a peroxide-based explosive via molecular gelation

    J. Chen, W. Wu and A. J. McNeil, Chem. Commun., 2012, 48, 7310
    DOI: 10.1039/C2CC33486K

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