7. Explosives Detection Using Ultrasensitive Electronic Vapor Sensors: Field Experience

  1. Ronald L. Woodfin Ph.D.
  1. Mark Fisher Ph.D.

Published Online: 18 MAY 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470085202.ch7

Trace Chemical Sensing of Explosives

Trace Chemical Sensing of Explosives

How to Cite

Fisher, M. (2006) Explosives Detection Using Ultrasensitive Electronic Vapor Sensors: Field Experience, in Trace Chemical Sensing of Explosives (ed R. L. Woodfin), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470085202.ch7

Editor Information

  1. Sandia National Laboratories, retired, PO Box 55, Sandia Park, New Mexico 87047, USA

Author Information

  1. Nomadics Inc., an ICx Technologies Company, 1024 S. Innovation Way, Stillwater, OK 74074, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAY 2006
  2. Published Print: 13 DEC 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471738398

Online ISBN: 9780470085202

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Keywords:

  • ultrasensitive electronic vapor sensors;
  • Remote Explosive Scent Tracing (REST);
  • field experiences with trace-level electronic vapor sensors

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Relevance of Field Testing To Sensor Development

  • Overview of the Vapor Signatures of Explosives

  • Landmine Detection

  • Comparison of Fido with Canines Using High-Volume Sampling Methods (REST)

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgments

  • References