19 May 2006 THz wave standoff detection of explosive materials
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We report the sensing of explosive materials by using terahertz (THz-TDS) time domain spectroscopy at standoff distance. The 0.82 THz absorption peak of RDX is observed at a distance up to 30 m away from the emitter and receiver. This result supports the application of THz-TDS technique in remote sensing and detection of explosives.
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Hua Zhong, Albert Redo, Yunqing Chen, Xi-Cheng Zhang, "THz wave standoff detection of explosive materials", Proc. SPIE 6212, Terahertz for Military and Security Applications IV, 62120L (19 May 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.665360; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.665360

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