Patent Number: 8,815,163

Title: Material, system, and method that provide indication of a breach

Abstract: A multilayer material is described herein that includes a flexible inner layer and a flexible outer layer configured to enclose at least one signaling layer, the at least one signaling layer including at least one chemical compound. The multilayer material including the chemical compound within the at least one signaling layer is configured to release a gas-phase chemical compound to signal to a detector indicating a breach of the multilayer material. A multilayer material, a system, an article of clothing, or a method is described herein.

Inventors: Bangera; Mahalaxmi Gita (Renton, WA), Hyde; Roderick A. (Redmond, WA), Ishikawa; Muriel Y. (Livermore, CA), Jung; Edward K. Y. (Bellevue, WA), Kare; Jordin T. (Seattle, WA), Aiden; Erez Lieberman (Cambridge, MA), Myhrvold; Nathan P. (Medina, WA), Rivet; Dennis J. (Chesapeake, VA), Smith; Michael A. (Phoenix, AZ), Sweeney; Elizabeth A. (Seattle, WA), Wood, Jr.; Lowell L. (Bellevue, WA)

Assignee: The Invention Science Fund I, LLC

International Classification: G05B 9/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/26/12018