1. Introduction

  1. David J. Daniels

Published Online: 3 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470539859.ch1

EM Detection of Concealed Targets

EM Detection of Concealed Targets

How to Cite

Daniels, D. J. (2009) Introduction, in EM Detection of Concealed Targets, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470539859.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 25 NOV 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470121696

Online ISBN: 9780470539859



  • sensor systems using nonionizing radio-frequency (RF) radiation for concealed target detection;
  • statistics of detection performance and radiological and licensing considerations;
  • forensic investigation using GPR - recognized method of forensic archeology


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Scope and Objectives

  • Structure

  • Market Needs for Security

  • Targets inside Containers

  • Buried Land Mines

  • Forensic Detection of Buried Bodies

  • Avalanche and Earthquake Victims

  • Concealed Humans

  • Concealed Targets on Humans

  • Radiological Considerations

  • Licensing Considerations

  • Statistics of the Detection Performance of a Sensor

  • Summary