Latest SpectraFluidics Inc. Stories

2010-08-18 10:00:00

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- SpectraFluidics, Inc., the innovator in high performance vapor trace chemical detection systems, today announced a strategic investment and development agreement with In-Q-Tel (IQT), the independent strategic investment firm that identifies innovative technology solutions to support the missions of the U.S. Intelligence Community. The technology behind SpectraFluidics' system is a unique combination of free-surface microfluidics and...

2009-12-30 07:00:00

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Dec. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- SpectraFluidics Inc. has successfully completed its latest series of development tests involving the detection of trace levels of the explosives PETN, RDX, TNT and ammonium nitrate. PETN has been confirmed as the explosive material that was used in the attempted bombing of a Northwest Airline flight bound for Detroit on Christmas Day. PETN is a highly explosive chemical that typically exists in powder form. It is difficult to detect using...

2009-04-30 10:00:00

Chemical detection company signs three-year contract to provide advanced handheld explosive detector technology. SANTA BARBARA, Calif., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- SpectraFluidics Inc., a company that specializes in developing trace level chemical detection technology, recently expanded its relationship with the U.S. Army to develop the next generation of handheld explosive detectors. The three-year contract between SpectraFluidics, UC Santa Barbara's Institute for Collaborative...

2009-02-18 07:00:00

Chemical detection company to partner with U.S. military and UC Santa Barbara. SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- SpectraFluidics Inc., a company that specializes in creating chemical detection technology, recently signed a contract with the U.S. Army to develop and commercialize its advanced, field-deployable chemical detector for explosives and biohazards. SpectraFluidics will partner with UC Santa Barbara's Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies (ICB) and the U.S. Army's...

2009-01-27 10:00:00

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- SpectraFluidics Inc., a company that specializes in creating chemical detection technology, has named Casey Hare its Vice-President of Systems Engineering. In his new role, Hare will serve as the Company's system architect. He will expand the Company's ability to deliver reliable and robust chemical detection to the market. In addition, he brings manufacturing and product development experience to the SpectraFluidics technical team....

Word of the Day
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.