19 May 2006 Recent developments in people screening using terahertz technology: seeing the world through terahertz eyes
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Proceedings Volume 6212, Terahertz for Military and Security Applications IV; 62120T (2006); doi: 10.1117/12.666247
Event: Defense and Security Symposium, 2006, Orlando (Kissimmee), Florida, United States
Abstract
Terahertz radiation, which lies between microwave and infrared, has been shown to have the potential to use very low levels of this non-ionising radiation to detect and identify objects, such as weapons and explosives, hidden under clothing. This paper describes recent work on the development of prototype systems using terahertz to provide new capabilities in people screening. In particular, it explores how hyperspectral terahertz imaging and the use of both specularly reflected and scattered terahertz radiation can enhance the detection of threat objects.
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Michael C. Kemp, Antony Glauser, Colin Baker, "Recent developments in people screening using terahertz technology: seeing the world through terahertz eyes", Proc. SPIE 6212, Terahertz for Military and Security Applications IV, 62120T (19 May 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.666247; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.666247
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Terahertz radiation

Scattering

Explosives

Beam splitters

Reflection

Prototyping

Laser beam diagnostics

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