Trace Chemical Sensing of Explosives / Edition 1

Trace Chemical Sensing of Explosives / Edition 1

by Ronald L. Woodfin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471738395

ISBN-13: 9780471738398

Pub. Date: 12/11/2006

Publisher: Wiley

Trace Chemical Sensing of Explosives is the authoritative reference on the science and technologies associated with the chemical sensing of explosives in a wide variety of environments. This book describes the current state of chemical sensing of explosives and is designed to assist in the inclusion of chemical sensors within proposed systems, to inform and educate

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Trace Chemical Sensing of Explosives is the authoritative reference on the science and technologies associated with the chemical sensing of explosives in a wide variety of environments. This book describes the current state of chemical sensing of explosives and is designed to assist in the inclusion of chemical sensors within proposed systems, to inform and educate field workers who use such systems, and to provide a knowledge base those charged with purchasing such systems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471738398
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/11/2006
Pages:
367
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.43(h) x 0.97(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword.

Preface.

List of Contributors.

PART I: FUNDAMENTAL CONSIDERATIONS.

Chapter 1. Chemical Sensing.

Chapter 2. What to Detect?

Chapter 3. Dangerous Innovations.

Chapter 4. Where Should We Look For Explosive Molecules?

Chapter 5. Structure of Turbulent Chemical Plumes.

PART II: FIELD EXPERIENCE.

Chapter 6. Detection of Trace Explosive Signatures in the Marine Environment.

Chapter 7. Explosives Detection Using Ultrasensitive Electronic Vapor Sensors: Field Experience.

Chapter 8. Reflections on Hunting Mines By Aroma Sensing.

PART III: EXAMPLE SENSING TECHNOLOGIES.

Chapter 9. Explosives Detection Based on Amplifying Fluorescence Polymers.

Chapter 10. Ion Mobility Spectrometry.

Chapter 11. Mass Spectrometry For Security Screening of Explosives.

Chapter 12. Explosive Vapor Detection Using Microcantilever Sensors.

Chapter 13. Lab-On-A-Chip Detection of Explosives.

Chapter 14. Nanoscale Sensing Assemblies Using Quantum Dot-Protein Bioconjugates.

Chapter 15. Remote Sensing of Explosive Materials Using Differential Reflection Spectroscopy.

PART IV: SUPPLEMENTARY MATERIAL.

Appendix : Organizations Involved in Searching For Hidden Explosives.

Definitions, Symbols and Abbreviations.

Explosives Definitions.

Bibliography.

Index.

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