Closing in on Stand-Off Bomb Detection

Page, Douglas
January 2008
Fire Chief;Jan2008 Supplement, Vol. 52, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the new bomb detection device being developed at the Kansas State University. The U.S. Marine Corps commissioned a mechanical and nuclear engineering professor from the university to develop a device that can detect explosives from a distance to ensure safety and security of bomb responders. Principal investigator Bill Dunn said that he is now optimizing a device that identifies within 10 seconds pulses of both gamma and neutron radiation in bomb.


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