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Search Publications by R. Michael Verkouteren

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A Standards and Measurement Infrastructure for Calibration, Verification and Optimization of Trace Explosives Detection Systems

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John G. Gillen, Jennifer R. Verkouteren, R M. Verkouteren, Marcela N. Najarro, Edward R. Sisco, Matthew E. Staymates, Jessica L. Staymates, Robert A. Fletcher, Jeffrey A. Lawrence, Elizabeth L. Robinson, Alexander T. Bulk, Joseph A. Bennett, Shinichiro Muramoto, Thomas P. Forbes
Current national priorities in homeland security have led to an unprecedented level of utilization of explosives trace detection (ETD) systems for

Inkjet Metrology and Standards for Ion Mobility Spectrometry

Author(s)
R M. Verkouteren, J Brazin, Eric S. Windsor, Robert A. Fletcher, R Maditz, Wayne Smith, John G. Gillen
Piezoelectric inkjet nozzles offer precise control for dispensing small quantities of materials. NIST is developing inkjet metrology to provide reference

Piezoelectric Trace Vapor Calibrator

Author(s)
R M. Verkouteren, John G. Gillen, David Taylor
The design and performance of a vapor generator for calibration and testing of trace chemical sensors are described. The device utilizes piezoelectric nozzles

Consistency of Δ 13 C Measurements Improved

Author(s)
T B. Copelen, W Brand, M Gehre, M Groening, HAJ Meijer, Blaza Toman, R M. Verkouteren
We present state-of-the-art measurements and data evaluation methods to show that the consistency of carbon isotope ratio measurements can be improved 39 % to

IMS-Based Trace Explosives Detectors for First Responder Use

Author(s)
Jennifer R. Verkouteren, John G. Gillen, R M. Verkouteren, Robert A. Fletcher, E S. Etz, George A. Klouda, Alim A. Fatah, Philip J. Mattson
The purpose of this document is to establish minimum performance requirements and an associated test method for Ion Mobility Spectrometry (IMS) based trace

Final Report of the e-SRM Committee on the Optimal Delivery of Services to Customers for Standard Reference Materials

Author(s)
John C. Travis, Sally S. Bruce, D J. Clarke, James R. Ehrstein, Michael S. Epstein, Daniel G. Friend, T E. Gills, Kenneth G. Inn, Larry L. Lucas, James E. Potzick, M H. Saunders, N M. Trahey, G M. Ugiansky, R M. Verkouteren, D P. Vigliotti, Robert L. Watters
The e-SRM committee was formed at the request of Technology Services (TS) to recommend ways to employ appropriate technologies to optimize the consistency