Current trends in the detection of peroxide-based explosives

  title={Current trends in the detection of peroxide-based explosives},
  author={Raychelle Burks and David S. Hage},
  journal={Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry},
The increased use of peroxide-based explosives (PBEs) in criminal and terrorist activity has created a demand for continued innovation in the detection of these agents. This review provides an update to a previous 2006 review on the detection of PBEs, with a focus in this report on luminescence and fluorescence methods, infrared and Raman spectroscopy, mass spectrometry, and electrochemical techniques. Newer developments in gas chromatography and high performance liquid chromatography methods… Expand
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