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6 October 1994 Chlorine, oxygen, nitrogen, and carbon (CLONC-TOMOSCOP) detection system based on tomographic spectroscopy
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Current explosive material detection techniques are based solely on shape recognition, thus the explosive substances can easily be concealed and escape detection. Luggage detection/inspection system modifications are needed to allow for the chemical composition analysis of the luggage content. We report the design of a detection/inspection system which is based on both tomography and spectroscopy for the detection and measurement of Chlorine, Oxygen, Nitrogen and Carbon (CLONC-TOMOSCOP). Spectroscopy is used to determine exactly any explosive composition of CLONC species in the luggage content, while tomography combined with spectroscopy provides a unique detection capability in which explosive materials are both localized and detected.
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Muamer Zukic, Tadeusz J. Janik, Michele Wilson McColgan, Douglas G. Torr, Alphonsus John Fennelly, and Edward L. Fry "Chlorine, oxygen, nitrogen, and carbon (CLONC-TOMOSCOP) detection system based on tomographic spectroscopy", Proc. SPIE 2276, Cargo Inspection Technologies, (6 October 1994);

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