Accession Number : ADA261253


Title :   Proceedings of the First International Symposium on Explosive Detection Technology


Descriptive Note : Final rept. 13-15 Nov 1991


Corporate Author : FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION TECHNICAL CENTER ATLANTIC CITY NJ


Personal Author(s) : Khan, Siraj M ; Polski, Paul A ; Robbins, Clyde E ; Boubli, Bernard B ; Doney, Richard H ; Redman, Richard ; Morvan, Pascal ; Gozani, Tsahi ; Bartko, J ; Syme, D B


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a261253.pdf


Report Date : May 1992


Pagination or Media Count : 988


Abstract : This report contains opening remarks, kickoff address and keynote address, and 89 papers presented at the First International Symposium on Explosive Detection Technology held November 13-15, 1991, in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The general papers deal with the outlook of civil aviation security policy makers in the United States, the United Kingdom, and France, and a general introduction to the subject of explosive detection technology. These are followed by papers on physical techniques for explosive detection (nuclear, X- ray and electromagnetic techniques and combinations thereof), chemical and biological techniques for explosive vapor detection, tagging, signal processing and simulation, and testing and field experience. This compendium of useful and practical information has been prepared for program managers, scientists, and engineers engaged in research, development, test, and evaluation (RDT and E) in the critical area of global aviation security.... Bulk detection, Vapor detection, X-ray scanners, Tagging of explosives, Biosensors, Systems integration.


Descriptors :   *EXPLOSIVES DETECTION , TEST AND EVALUATION , SIGNAL PROCESSING , SIMULATION , GLOBAL , UNITED STATES , SYMPOSIA , POLICIES , DETECTION , CHEMICALS , VAPORS , PROCESSING , SECURITY , X RAYS , EXPLOSIVES , INTEGRATION , SIGNALS , FRANCE , CIVIL AVIATION , ENGINEERS , INTERNATIONAL , NEW JERSEY , URBAN AREAS , OPENINGS , SCIENTISTS , SCANNERS


Subject Categories : Miscellaneous Detection and Detectors


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE