This technology is a liquid crystal sensor that can detect volatile organic chemicals (VOCs), especially aromatic VOCs. In the presence of VOCs, the liquid crystals drastically change color, allowing for user detection with the unaided eye. These features make the technology ideal for personal sensor badges.
Primary Application Area: Electronics, Sensors, C5ISR
Technology Development Status: Prototype
Technology Readiness Level: TRL 3
Vetted Programs/Awards: WARF Accelerator Program
Organization Type: Academic/Gov Lab
GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES
External Funding to Date: WARF Accelerator Program