ISBN-10:
0471738395
ISBN-13:
9780471738398
Pub. Date:
12/11/2006
Publisher:
Wiley
Trace Chemical Sensing of Explosives / Edition 1

Trace Chemical Sensing of Explosives / Edition 1

by Ronald L. Woodfin

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ISBN-13: 9780471738398
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 12/11/2006
Pages: 392
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.00(d)

About 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 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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