Issue Date: October 17, 2011
Raman Spots Hidden Danger
To airport security personnel, an opaque plastic bottle is a potential danger: Does it carry shampoo or explosives? Researchers in the Netherlands have now demonstrated that a Raman spectroscopy technique can detect and identify explosives hidden inside opaque plastic containers (Anal. Chem., DOI: 10.1021/ac2018102). Security personnel and emergency response teams often carry Raman-based handheld devices to quickly spot harmful materials . . .
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