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Overview of Bulk Explosives Detection Techniques

  • A. V. Kuznetsov
Part of the NATO Science Series book series (NAII, volume 138)

Abstract

Detection of modern explosive substances (ES) - is a complex and, despite huge efforts of different scientific and commercial organizations, still unresolved problem. Detection and identification of ES remains a very laborious, expensive, and frequently rather dangerous business, which is usually conducted in two stages: localization and identification.

Keywords

Fast Neutron Neutron Source Neutron Detector Neutron Generator Neutron Pulse 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. V. Kuznetsov
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  1. 1.V. G. Khlopin Radium InstituteSt.-PetersburgRussia

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