Detection of anti-personnel landmines using neutrons and gamma-raysF.D. Brooks*, A. Buffler, M.S. Allie
Department of Physics, University of Cape Town, South Africa
New technology is needed to assist and accelerate the international effort to remove or neutralize millions of abandoned anti-personnel landmines that litter many former conflict areas around the world. Methods that employ neutrons and gamma rays to detect or identify landmines are now being investigated as part of this effort. A discussion and review of these methods is presented.