By Hiltmar Schubert, Andrey Kuznetsov
The booklet includes lectures of a world NATO-Russian complex Workshop concerning the detection of liquid explosives and flammable brokers. The ARW was once one among a sequence of workshops sooner than, facing the detection of explosives and initiated by way of terrorist activities utilizing liquid explosives. the purpose of the workshop used to be to offer and to debate compatible tools in regards to the feasibility and consciousness of the detection of liquid explosive fees and flammable brokers.
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Mostak On the other hand, the preparation and use of these explosives is not quite easy as it looks at first sight. The chemical stability of these mixtures is not high and can be impaired by the presence of some impurities. Metals catalyse the decomposition of hydrogen peroxide and this chemical reaction can lead to self-ignition or even explosion of improvised explosives based on mixtures of hydrogen peroxide with liquid or solid organic fuels. Even mild decomposition of explosive, usually accompanied by bad smell, is decreasing the concentration of hydrogen peroxide in the explosive and consequently also explosive properties.
The second was placed in a movie theater in Manila. On December 11, components of a bomb were smuggled aboard Philippines Airline Flight 434 from Manila to Tokyo via Cebu. The device was assembled on the first leg of the journey, and the terrorist deplane at Cebu. The device was too small to take down the plane, but one Japanese passenger was killed, and ten were injured. Yousef’s associates were arrested. In that plot the threat was believed to be nitroglycerin; at the time, there were no fielded methods to detect nitroglycerin.
5 MeV. The measured transmission as a function of neutron time of flight, presented in the right panel of Fig. 3, shows clearly a well defined dip in the transmission that corresponds to the resonance structure. On the contrary, the two narrow resonances are not seen because of the experimental resolution of our set-up. Specific fingerprints have been identified also in the measured time of flight spectra for other light nuclei (as 16O) that are important in the identification of explosive materials.