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 / Edition 1by Hiltmar Schubert
Pub. Date: 02/29/2004
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
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 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% detection, 0% 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% detection probability. Strengthening ties in the scientist - developer - industry - technology user - policy maker chain is the most urgent task, if timely and adequate answers to ever-evolving terrorist threats are to be found.
Table of Contents
Contributions. Detection of Explosives; H. Schubert. Overview of Bulk Explosives Detection Techniques; A.V. Kuznetsov. Outcome of the NATO ARW 'Vapor and Trace Detection of Explosives for Antiterrorism Purposes' in Moscow; M. Krausa. Classification of Technologies for Bulk Detection of Explosives; P. Mostak, M. Stancl. Multi Level Concept for the Detection of Explosives; H. Ries. Method of Hidden Explosives Detection Using Reflected Low Power Gamma Irradiation; V.S. Golubev, et al. Bulk Explosive Detection by Neutron Interrogation: Results from the Explodet Collaboration; G. Viesti, et al. The Main Task of the Scientific and Technical Policy of the Federal Border Service of the Russian Federation in its Struggle against Terrorism; A.V. Pavlov, S.N. Karasev. Detection and Identification of Bulk Explosives Using Portable Neutron Generators; E.P. Bogolubov, et al. Detection of Hidden Exposives by Nanosecond Neutron Analysis Technique; A.V. Evsenin, et al. Technology of Elemental Analysis with Usage of Generators of Neutrons for Detection of Explosive Devices Established in a Soil, Luggage and Other Subjects; V.M. Gruznov, B.G. Titov. The Detection of Explosives in Airport Luggage Using the Direct Nuclear Quadrupole Resonance Method; J.H. Flexman, et al. Detection of Ammonium Nitrate inside Vehicles by Nuclear Quadrupole Resonance (Abstract); J. Barras, et al. Challenges in Application and Evaluation of EDS Systems for Aviation Security; C.J.de Ruiter. Circuits of Digital Signal Processing in NQR; V.S. Grechishkin. The Design Philosophy of the Combined Systems for Detection of Explosive Substances Using X-Ray and TNA Devices; Y.I. Olshansky, et al. Sub-Surface Location: Techniques and Equipment. Some Practical Results from Russia; G.N. Sherbakov, et al. Detection of Explosives Using Continuous Microwaves; V.P. Averianov, et al. Application of LIBS Spectroscopy for Remote Bulk Detection of Explosives; C. Romano, et al. Using of Acoustic Techniques for Detection of Explosives in Gas, Liquid and Solid Mediums; A.N. Valyaev, V.A. Yanushkevich. Analysis of the Possibility of Explosives Detection with Pulsed Neutrons Sounding Method; V.Ya. Averchenkov, et al. Complex System for Detection, Localization and Destruction of Explosive Materials in Suspect Objects Found in Public Areas; V.S. Kyzyurov, et al. EUDEM 2: Overview and Some Early Findings; J. Wtorek, et al. Possibility of Using X-Ray Inspection Systems for Detection of Terrorism-Related Explosives; A. Akhmatov, S. Kleimenov. Method for Detection of Fissioning and Explosive Substances; Yu.N. Gavrish, et al. Fast Neutron Analysis at the Swedish Defence Research Agency (FOI); A. Axelsson, et al. Detection of Bulk Explosives with Inelastic Fast Neutrons Scattering; V.V. Smirnov, et al. Preface. Acknowledgement.
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