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A Review of Concealed Weapon Detection and Research in Perspective

Lookup NU author(s): Dr Yajian Li, Professor Gui Yun TianORCiD


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This paper reviews recent developments in the area of concealed weapon detection using largely electromagnetic methods including metal detection, magnetic field distortion, electromagnetic resonance, acoustic and ultrasonic inspection, millimetre waves, Terahertz imaging, Infrared, X-ray etc. The advantages and disadvantages of these approaches are discussed. Research challenges are presented. Future research perspectives are presented and our joint research project has also been introduced.

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Author(s): Agurto A, Li Y, Tian GY, Bowring N, Lockwood S

Publication type: Conference Proceedings (inc. Abstract)

Publication status: Published

Conference Name: International Conference on Network, Sensing and Control

Year of Conference: 2007

Pages: 443-448

Publisher: IEEE


DOI: 10.1109/ICNSC.2007.372819

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ISBN: 1424410762