Motivations and methods for the analysis of multi-modality X-ray systems for explosives detection
© 2019 SPIE. Downloading of the abstract is permitted for personal use only. Transmission-based imaging and X-ray diffraction-based material analysis have largely developed independently. However, for a variety of applications ranging from in-vivo soft tissue analysis to concealed explosives detection, it is necessary to realize high-fidelity, spatially-resolved material discrimination. We therefore seek to understand to what degree transmission and X-ray diffraction (XRD) complement one another and can be implemented practically, particularly in the case of explosives detection in aviation security. Using a combination of simulated and experimental data, we identify the relative value of the X-ray signatures available to transmission and XRD measurements, and explore how the measurement fidelity can impact these results.
Carpenter, JH; Ding, Y; Hurlock, A; Coccarelli, D; Gregory, C; Diallo, SO; Ashok, A; Gehm, ME; Greenberg, JA
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