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Overview

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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471738398
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 12/11/2006
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 367
  • Product dimensions: 6.50 (w) x 9.43 (h) x 0.97 (d)

Meet the Author

Ronald L. Woodfin, PHD, is a retired systems engineer of Sandia National Laboratories, where he held the title principal member of the technical staff. With special interests in techniques related to mine warfare and humanitarian demining, Woodfin has served on several National Research Council Committees, including the Committee on Review and Evaluation of the Army Non-Stockpile Chemical Material Disposal Program and the Committee for Mine Warfare Assessment of the Naval Studies Board. He also chaired the chemical sensing sessions in the Fifth, Sixth, and Seventh International Symposia on Technology and the Mine Problem.

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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 MarineEnvironment.

Chapter 7. Explosives Detection Using Ultrasensitive ElectronicVapor Sensors: Field Experience.

Chapter 8. Reflections on Hunting Mines By Aroma Sensing.

PART III: EXAMPLE SENSING TECHNOLOGIES.

Chapter 9. Explosives Detection Based on Amplifying FluorescencePolymers.

Chapter 10. Ion Mobility Spectrometry.

Chapter 11. Mass Spectrometry For Security Screening ofExplosives.

Chapter 12. Explosive Vapor Detection Using MicrocantileverSensors.

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

Chapter 14. Nanoscale Sensing Assemblies Using QuantumDot-Protein Bioconjugates.

Chapter 15. Remote Sensing of Explosive Materials UsingDifferential Reflection Spectroscopy.

PART IV: SUPPLEMENTARY MATERIAL.

Appendix : Organizations Involved in Searching For HiddenExplosives.

Definitions, Symbols and Abbreviations.

Explosives Definitions.

Bibliography.

Index.

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