Land mine detection with neutron back scattering imaging using a neutron generator

  title={Land mine detection with neutron back scattering imaging using a neutron generator},
  author={Victor R. Bom and Master A. Ali and Carel W.E. van Eijk},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science},
The neutron back scattering technique may be used to search for low-metallic land mines. An advantage of this technique is the speed of detection: the scanning speed may be made comparable to that of a metal detector. The method is sensitive to soil moisture. A limitation of the method is therefore that the soil must be sufficiently dry. The neutrons are produced with a pulsed neutron generator. An image of the back scattered thermal neutron radiation is obtained with a two dimensional position… Expand

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