A new method for imaging nuclear threats using cosmic ray muons

  title={A new method for imaging nuclear threats using cosmic ray muons},
  author={Christopher L. Morris and Jeffrey D. Bacon and Konstantin N. Borozdin and Haruo Miyadera and John L. Perry and E. Rose and Scott Avery Watson and T. A. White and Derek Aberle and J A Green and George Glen McDuff and Zarija Luki'c and E. C. Milner},
  journal={AIP Advances},
Muon tomography is a technique that uses cosmic ray muons to generate three dimensional images of volumes using information contained in the Coulomb scattering of the muons. Advantages of this technique are the ability of cosmic rays to penetrate significant overburden and the absence of any additional dose delivered to subjects under study above the natural cosmic ray flux. Disadvantages include the relatively long exposure times and poor position resolution and complex algorithms needed for… 
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