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  Posted on: Monday, March 25, 2019
Detecting radioactive material remotely
Homeland Security News Wire
Physicists have developed a powerful new method to detect radioactive material. By using an infrared laser beam to induce a phenomenon known as an electron avalanche breakdown near the material, the new technique is able to detect shielded material from a distance. The method improves upon current technologies that require close proximity to the radioactive material.

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