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Nuclear technologies for explosives detection
Author(s): Curtis J. Bell
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Paper Abstract

This paper presents an exploration of several techniques for detection of Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) using interactions of specific nuclei with gammarays or fast neutrons. Techniques considered use these interactions to identify the device by measuring the densities and/or relative concentrations of the elemental constituents of explosives. These techniques are to be compared with selected other nuclear and non-nuclear methods. Combining of nuclear and non-nuclear techniques will also be briefly discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 December 1992
PDF: 30 pages
Proc. SPIE 10264, The Aviation Security Problem and Related Technologies: A Critical Review, 1026407 (28 December 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.141395
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Curtis J. Bell, FAA Technical Ctr. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10264:
The Aviation Security Problem and Related Technologies: A Critical Review
Wagih H. Makky, Editor(s)

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