Recent Advances in Trace Explosives Detection Instrumentation

Origianal Article

DOI: 10.1007/s11220-007-0029-8

Cite this article as:
Moore, D.S. Sens Imaging (2007) 8: 9. doi:10.1007/s11220-007-0029-8


There has been a huge increase in instrument development for trace detection of explosives in the past 3 years. This is especially true for methods that can be used at a stand off distance, driven by the frightening increase in the use of improvised explosive devices in both suicide and road side bombings. This review attempts to outline and enumerate these recent developments, with details about the improvements made as well as where further improvements might come.


Trace detection Trace analysis Explosives Trace analytical instrumentation Reviews 

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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Shock and Detonation Physics GroupLos Alamos National LaboratoryLos AlamosUSA

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