The Lab-on-a-chip systems regarding the terrorist activity for the detection of warfare agents and explosives are discussed. These systems have the potential to provide reliable forensic information in a faster, simpler and cheaper manner. These systems integrate all of the stages in analysis, such as sample preparation, chemical reactions, separation and detection on the single substrate. In the design and construction of a basic Lab-on-a-chip system, consideration has to be given to the method of fluidic control, choice of detection principle, fabrication protocol and method of packaging.
|Journal||Measurement and Control|
|Publication status||Published - Apr 2005|