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Analysis of transmitted neutron spectrum for identification of materials using isotopic sources
Author(s): Prasad Gokhale; Esam M. A. Hussein
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Paper Abstract

A fast-neutron technique that employs isotopic sources is proposed for the identification of explosive materials. The technique relies on analyzing the spectrum of transmitted neutrons. Identification methods are developed to enable discrimination between explosives and other materials. A threshold-value method and artificial neural networks are used. Monte Carlo simulations, as well as laboratory experiments, are utilized to demonstrate the feasibility of the proposed techniques.

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Date Published: 15 September 1995
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2511, Law Enforcement Technologies: Identification Technologies and Traffic Safety, (15 September 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.219600
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Prasad Gokhale, Univ. of New Brunswick (Canada)
Esam M. A. Hussein, Univ. of New Brunswick (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2511:
Law Enforcement Technologies: Identification Technologies and Traffic Safety
Bernard Dubuisson; Geoffrey L. Harding, Editor(s)

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