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Opportunity at Naval Research Laboratory (NRL)

Trace Analysis Testing and Verification

Location

Naval Research Laboratory, DC, Chemistry

RO# Location
64.15.15.B7121 Washington, DC 203755321

Advisers

name email phone
Kevin Johnson kevin.johnson@nrl.navy.mil 202.404.5407

Description

Research focuses on developing analytical methods for accurate generation and verification of trace chemicals in air both individually and in complex mixtures. Novel methods are being explored to create stable and reproducible concentrations of hazardous chemical at parts per trillion to parts per million levels in air. The air will be used to evaluate the performance of new sensors or detection systems. New sample chambers are being designed, modeled, and tested to ensure controlled fluid flow across the systems. Finally, new methods to validate the air stream are being explored using gas chromatography/mass spectrometry and spectroscopy. All of these features are being combined in an automated tested.

 

Keywords:
Gas chromatography; Mass spectrometry; Sensors; Testbed; Trace analysis; Vapor stream;

Eligibility

Citizenship:  Open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents
Level:  Open to Postdoctoral applicants

Stipend

Base Stipend Travel Allotment Supplementation
$87,198.00 $3,000.00
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