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8 September 2004 Spectroscopic characterization of explosives in the far-infrared region
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Far infrared spectra of 14 commonly used explosive samples have been measured by using Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR) and THz Time-Domain Spectroscopy (THz TDS). New absorption resonances between 20 cm-1 and 650 cm-1 are reported. Below 20 cm-1, no clear absorption resonances are observed in all the explosives. There is a good consistency of far-IR spectrum measured by Far-FTIR and by THz TDS in explosives 3,5-DNA and 2,4-DNT. Observed far-IR spectrum of TNT is compared with a previously reported theoretical calculation.
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Yunqing Chen, Haibo Liu, Yanqing Deng, Dmitry B. Veksler, Michael S. Shur, Xi-Cheng Zhang, Dunja Schauki, Michael J. Fitch, Robert Osiander, Caroline Dodson, and James B. Spicer "Spectroscopic characterization of explosives in the far-infrared region", Proc. SPIE 5411, Terahertz for Military and Security Applications II, (8 September 2004);


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