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Detection of Bulk Explosives Advanced Techniques against Terrorism : Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Detection of Bulk Explosives Advanced Techniques against Terrorism St. Petersburg, Russia 16-21 June 2003 - Hiltmar Schubert

Detection of Bulk Explosives Advanced Techniques against Terrorism

Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Detection of Bulk Explosives Advanced Techniques against Terrorism St. Petersburg, Russia 16-21 June 2003

By: Hiltmar Schubert (Editor), Andrey Kuznetsov (Editor)

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Detection of Bulk Explosives: Advanced Techniques against Terrorism contains reviews of: existing and emerging bulk explosives detection techniques; scientific and technical policy of the Federal Border Service of the Russian Federation; challenges in application and evaluation of EDS systems for aviation security; multi-sensor approach to explosives detection. There are also reports devoted to the following individual explosive detection techniques: X-ray systems in airports; neutron in, gamma out techniques; neutron and gamma backscattering; nuclear quadruple resonance, including remote NQR; sub-surface radars; microwave scanners; laser-induced burst spectroscopy (LIBS); acoustic sensors; nonlinear location (NUD); systems for localization and destruction of explosive objects. While the long term goal - 100 per cent detection, 0 per cent false alarms - is an "impossible" dream, the short term goal - improvement of current detection systems - is achievable in a timely and cost-effective manner. While in some scenarios the general direction of work is to reduce the inspection time, in other scenarios time will be sacrificed in favor of 100 per cent detection probability. Strengtheni

Preface
Acknowledgement
Detection of Explosivesp. 1
Overview of Bulk Explosives Detection Techniquesp. 7
Outcome of the NATO ARW "Vapor and Trace Detection of Explosives for Antiterrorism Purposes" in Moscowp. 31
Classification of Technologies for Bulk Detection of Explosivesp. 39
Multi Level Concepts for the Detection of Explosivesp. 45
Method of Hidden Explosives Detection Using Reflected Low Power Gamma Irradiationp. 53
Bulk Explosive Detection by Neutron Interrogation: Results from the Explodet Collaborationp. 59
The Main Tasks of the Scientific and Technical Policy of the Federal Border Service of the Russian Federation in its Struggle Against Terrorismp. 83
Detection and Identification of Bulk Explosives Using Portable Neutron Generatorsp. 85
Detection of Hidden Explosives by Nanosecond Neutron Analysis Techniquep. 89
Technology of Elemental Analysis with Usage of Generators of Neutrons for Detection of Explosive Devices Established in a Soil, Luggage and Other Subjectsp. 105
The Detection of Explosives in Airport Luggage Using the Direct Nuclear Quadrupole Resonance Methodp. 113
Detection of Ammonium Nitrate Inside Vehicles by Nuclear Quadrupole Resonancep. 125
Challenges in Application and Evaluation of EDS Systems for Aviation Securityp. 127
Circuits of Digital Signal Processing in NORp. 137
The Design Philosophy of the Combined Systems for Detection of Explosive Substances Using X-Ray and TNA Devicesp. 149
Sub-Surface Location: Techniques and Equipment Some practical results from Russiap. 155
Detection of Explosives Using Continuous Microwavesp. 161
Application of LIBS Spectroscopy for Remote Bulk Detection of Explosivesp. 167
Using of Acoustic Techniques for Detection of Explosives in Gas, Liquid and Solid Mediumsp. 175
Analysis of the Possibility of Explosives Detection with Pulsed Neutrons Sounding Methodp. 185
Complex System for Detection, Localization and Destruction of Explosive Materials in Suspect Objects Found in Public Areasp. 195
EUDEM 2: Overview and Some Early Findingsp. 201
Possibility of Using X-Ray Inspection Systems for Detection of Terrorism-Related Explosivesp. 209
Method for Detection of Fissioning and Explosive Substancesp. 211
Fast Neutron Analysis at the Swedish Defence Research Agency (FOI)p. 219
Detection of Bulk Explosives with Inelastic Fast Neutrons Scatteringp. 225
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ISBN: 9781402019333
ISBN-10: 1402019335
Series: NATO Science Series II
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 232
Published: 29th February 2004
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 1.18