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

Report Date:

1992-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

988.0

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Miscellaneous Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE