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MIT researchers present new terahertz spectroscopy to detect explosives

Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT’s) Research Laboratory of Electronics have introduced a terahertz spectroscopy system that uses a quantum cascade laser to detect explosives. A quantum cascade laser is a source of terahertz radiation that is as small as a computer chip. Terahertz spectroscopy uses electromagnetic radiation ...

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FAA trials UAS detection system at JFK airport

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has tested a new drone detection system at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). The trial was in response to complaints about unmanned aircraft systems (UASs) flying illegally in the vicinity of airports, including JFK. FAA UAS Integration senior advisor Marke Gibson ...

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