Atomic Energy

, Volume 121, Issue 3, pp 227–233 | Cite as

Microwave Method of Identifying Explosions

  • Yu. B. Kotov
  • T. A. Semenova
  • V. F. Fedorov

The informative parameters of microwave signals making it possible for distinguish by means of passive radiolocation a nuclear explosion in the atmosphere among other sources of microwave radiation (lightning or accident at NPP) and to evaluate the power and altitude of the explosion are discussed. The wavelengths falling within the atmospheric transparency range from several millimeters to tens of centimeters are examined.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yu. B. Kotov
    • 1
  • T. A. Semenova
    • 2
  • V. F. Fedorov
    • 2
  1. 1.Keldysh Institute of Applied MathematicsRussian Academy of Sciences (IPM RAN)MoscowRussia
  2. 2.National Research Nuclear University MEPhI (Moscow Engineering Physics Institute)MoscowRussia

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