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Illicit substance detection using fast-neutron interrogation systems
Author(s): Thomas J. Yule; Bradley J. Micklich; Charles L. Fink; Donald L. Smith
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Paper Abstract

Fast-neutron interrogation techniques are of interest for detecting illicit substances such as explosives and drugs because of their ability to identify light elements such as carbon, nitrogen, and oxygen, which are the primary constituents of these materials. Two particular techniques, fast-neutron transmission spectroscopy and pulsed fast-neutron analysis, are discussed. Examples of modeling studies are provided which illustrate the applications of these two techniques.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 March 1995
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 2339, International Conference on Neutrons and Their Applications, (3 March 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.204183
Show Author Affiliations
Thomas J. Yule, Argonne National Lab. (United States)
Bradley J. Micklich, Argonne National Lab. (United States)
Charles L. Fink, Argonne National Lab. (United States)
Donald L. Smith, Argonne National Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2339:
International Conference on Neutrons and Their Applications
George Vourvopoulos; Themis Paradellis, Editor(s)

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