A standoff bio-aerosol-sensor is in prototype development and test for short-range building-interior applications. It measures elastic backscatter at ultraviolet and near-infrared laser wavelengths to detect respirable aerosol clouds and measures ultraviolet fluorescence for aerosol discrimination.
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