STP1127

    Vapor Detection of Explosives

    Published: Jan 1992


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    Abstract

    The science of explosives vapor detection is reviewed. A variety of physical mechanisms are available for transport of explosives molecules from a hidden explosive device to a detector. The importance of sampling techniques and detector selectivity is emphasized.

    Keywords:

    explosives, vapor detection, sampling techniques, plastic explosives


    Author Information:

    Fine, DH
    Thermedics, Inc., Woburn, MA

    Achter, EK
    Thermedics, Inc., Woburn, MA


    Paper ID: STP15324S

    Committee/Subcommittee: F12.40

    DOI: 10.1520/STP15324S


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