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Explosives Detection for Aviation Security

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Science  20 Mar 1992:
Vol. 255, Issue 5051, pp. 1531-1537
DOI: 10.1126/science.255.5051.1531

Abstract

The threat of terrorism against commercial aviation has received much attention in the past few years. In response, new ways to detect explosives and to combine techniques based on different phenomena into integrated security systems are being developed to improve aviation security. Several leading methods for explosives and weapons detection are presented.

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