Accession Number:

ADA184490

Title:

Evaluation of One-Sided Nuclear Magnetic Resonance for Remote Detection of Explosives

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

SAN DIEGO STATE UNIV CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1987-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

111.0

Abstract:

This program was initiated to investigate the potential of nuclear magnetic resonance NMR for remote detection. Remote regions accessible from only one side and the remote detection of explosives were topics of particular interest. The program involved the following seven specific tasks and subtasks 1 to identify the compounds of interest, both benign and explosive 2 to locate and catalog available data on the compounds of interest 3 to review current remote NMR technology 4 to identify alternative remote NMR systems 5 to define a figure-of-merit suitable for comparing the alternative NMR systems 6 to use the figure-of-merit to identify the most promising of the alternative systems and 7 to predict the performamce of the chosen system. Each of these tasks was completed successfully.

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics and Spectroscopy

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE