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Title: Advancing Explosives Detection Capabilities: Vapor Detection

A new, PNNL-developed method provides direct, real-time detection of trace amounts of explosives such as RDX, PETN and C-4. The method selectively ionizes a sample before passing the sample through a more »mass spectrometer to detect explosive vapors. The method could be used at airports to improve aviation security.« less
Title: Advancing Explosives Detection Capabilities: Vapor Detection
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Publication Date: 2012-10-15
OSTI Identifier: 1144733
Resource Type: Multimedia
Research Org: Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org: USDOE
Subject: 98 NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT, SAFEGUARDS, AND PHYSICAL PROTECTION ; EXPLOSIVES ; DETECTION ; AIRPORT ; AVIATION ; SECURITY ; TRAVEL ; VAPORS ; MASS SPECTROMETRY ; C-4
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 0:03:01
System Entry Date: 2018-05-11