The grou of Lingbao YANG at the institute of Intelligent Machines (IIM) has developed a portable kit for detection of drugs such as heroin, methamphetamine etc. in human urine. The kit consists of 4 parts: a pretreatment module, an enhanced chip module, an intelligent identification module and a spectrometer module which is based on surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS). The system will now be tested in Anhui Province and eventually in public security units around the whole country.

CAS news release, May 16, 2017