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Assessment of x-ray technology for narcotics detection
Author(s): Siraj M. Khan; Douglas E. Smith; David E. Hoglund
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes the plan for the assessment of the second generation X-ray inspection systems based on direct transmission, dual view, dual energy and backscatter technology. The purpose of this assessment is to determine the performance of each of these systems based on the analysis of the data on the detection of cocaine and heroin. The results of this assessment will be of immense value to law enforcement agencies in helping them select the type of X-ray inspection system best suited for their particular application.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 October 1994
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 2276, Cargo Inspection Technologies, (6 October 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.189167
Show Author Affiliations
Siraj M. Khan, U.S. Customs Service (United States)
Douglas E. Smith, U.S. Customs Service (United States)
David E. Hoglund, U.S. Customs Service (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2276:
Cargo Inspection Technologies
Andre H. Lawrence, Editor(s)

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