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  NCJ Number: NCJ 208861   Add to Shopping cart   Find in a Library
  Title: Survey of Commercially Available Explosives Detection Technologies and Equipment 2004
  Document URL: PDF 
  Author(s): Lisa Theisen Ph.D. ; David W. Hannum ; Dale W. Murray ; John E. Parmeter Ph.D.
  Corporate Author: Sandia National Laboratories
United States of America
  Date Published: 11/2004
  Page Count: 96
  Annotation: This document provides a review of currently available explosives detection methods and technologies.
  Abstract: The goal of the document is to assist law enforcement agencies in the selection of explosives detection equipment. Following the introduction in chapter 1, chapter 2 discusses purchase consideration and various applications for explosives detection. Also reviewed in this chapter are explosives detection system performance parameters, including sensitivity, false alarm rates, nuisance alarms, and interferents. Chapter 3 describes trace explosives detection technologies and provides an introduction to trace detection, explosives vapor detection, and explosives particulate detection. Eight trace detection technologies are described in detail, including pictures. Chapter 4 explores bulk explosives detection technologies, which mainly involve imaging techniques such as the Single-Energy X-ray Technique and the Computed Tomography Technique. For each technique described, there is a review of the principle of operation, the advantages and disadvantages of the system, and a description of commercially available systems. A glossary contains definitions of explosives-related terms. Exhibits, references
  Main Term(s): Science and Technology ; Explosive detection
  Index Term(s): Police equipment ; NIJ grant-related documents
  Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
US Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
  Grant Number: 96-MU-MU-K011
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  Type: Best Practice/State-of-the-Art Review
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
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