Friday, 16 November 2012

Complex THz Reflectance Spectra of Hexogen Measured for Various Surfaces


N. Palka

Institute of Optoelectronics, Military University of Technology S. Kaliskiego 2, 00-908 Warsaw, Poland

ACTA PHYSICA POLONICA A 122, 854-7 (2012)


Abstract
explosives detection system
In this paper, we report on measurements of reflection spectra of hexogen (RDX) by means of time domain spectroscopy. We analyzed both phase and amplitude of reflected impulses for three cases: detuning, samples with rough surfaces and samples with curved surfaces. It can be concluded that both spectral characteristics can be applied for identification of explosives in the reflection configuration.




For full paper see http://przyrbwn.icm.edu.pl/APP/PDF/122/a122z5p16.pdf

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