Developments in Explosives Characterization and Detection

  • Tourne M
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Abstract

The continuous upsurge in terrorist activities makes it necessary to rapidly, efficiently, and reliably understand, detect, and/or prevent explosive threats. As such, intense research efforts continue to improve methods of detection and characterization of explosives through development of novel approaches and/or improvement of existing ones. This is especially true for home-made and/or improvised explosives devices. These next-generation threats require detection methods that will be sensitive and selective to a wide variety of traditional and non-traditional explosives and should be applicable in numerous detection scenarios. This review attempts to outline recent developments in the detection and characterization of explosives.

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Tourne, M. (2014). Developments in Explosives Characterization and Detection. Journal of Forensic Research, s12(01). https://doi.org/10.4172/2157-7145.s12-002

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