We report an optical instrumentation for airborne bio-particle detection. The technique uses Mie scattering to measure the particle size and fluorescence signals from metabolites to differentiate bio-aerosols from inert particles. These measurements are done simultaneously.
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J. P. Jiang, M. Morrell, and J. Babico, "Real-Time Bio-Agents and Pathogens Detection Using Elastic and Inelastic Optical Scattering Spectroscopy Techniques," in Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper FTuU1.
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