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New Sensor Adds Precision To Search For Dangerous Gases

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February 6, 1998
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Simon Fraser University
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When Quebecers lost electricity recently due to ice storms, there were fears that many might die from noxious gases produced from burning kerosene lamps or stoves to keep warm. Now, physicist Dr. Bijan Miremadi has developed a unique gas sensor that could prevent disasters caused by dangerous gases both at home and in the workplace.

When Quebecers lost electricity recently due to ice storms, there were fears that many might die from noxious gases produced from burning kerosene lamps or stoves to keep warm.


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