TITLE

Closing in on Stand-Off Bomb Detection

AUTHOR(S)
Page, Douglas
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Jan2008 Supplement, Vol. 52, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
33012856

 

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