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Industrial potential of Rayleigh scattered x rays for identification of low-Z materials
Author(s): Russell D. Luggar; Walter B. Gilboy; N. MacCuaig
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Paper Abstract

An investigation is being carried out into the potential use of elastic (or Rayleigh) scattered photons for the rapid identification of low atomic number materials. This technique has applications in the food industry for on-line quality control as well as areas such as security screening, materials recycling, and possible medical diagnostics.

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Date Published: 28 March 1994
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 2092, Substance Detection Systems, (28 March 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.171257
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Russell D. Luggar, Univ. of Surrey (United Kingdom)
Walter B. Gilboy, Univ. of Surrey (United Kingdom)
N. MacCuaig, SMIS, Ltd. (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2092:
Substance Detection Systems
Geoffrey L. Harding; Richard C. Lanza; Lawrence J. Myers; Peter A. Young, Editor(s)

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