CE-Scan is a comprehensive explosives detection device used to determine the chemical identity of a single sample left behind after an explosion.  

Current portable detection devices used in environmental analysis are based on spectroscopic methods such as XRF or NIR, which are poor at both quantifying and determining the species of materials analysed.

The new field-deployable CE-SCAN, developed at the University of Tasmania, can generate rapid, reliable and detailed data. The unit uses capillary electrophoresis (CE) to separate, identify and quantify mineral analytes, offering more informative analysis, greater accuracy, and the ability to detect a wide range of substances without interferences.

CE Scan also includes highly sensitive detection systems (some developed entirely by Grey Innovation engineers).
The two sensor types are: capacitively coupled contactless conductivity detection, and differential low UV (<200nm). 

Area: Safety and Security

Partners: University of Tasmania