US Patent No: 6,503,758

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Systems and methods for measuring nitrate levels

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The systems and methods described herein relate to the measurement of nitrate levels in a sample of gas, for example, air, exhaust, or other sources of gas. Moreover, the systems and methods described herein are capable of operating using short sample collection periods, permitting rapid data collection and finely time-resolved nitrate monitoring over a span of time. Additionally, ambient nitrate can effectively be distinguished from other airborne particles, such as sulfate and carbon.

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PRESIDENT AND FELLOWS OF HARVARD COLLEGECAMBRIDGE, MA1216

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Allen, George A Swampscott, MA 6 39
Ding, Yiming Malden, MA 4 7
Koutrakis, Petros Wellesley, MA 14 205

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