DOI link for Detection Technology
Detection Technology book
Detection technology is an exciting subject. For hundreds of years, people have sought out tests that could confi rm the presence or exclusion of a substance.
An accurate fi eld test for gold saved a lot of prospectors from wasting their time on fool’s gold in the late 1800s. A simple Geiger counter was the technology necessary to discover radioactive material that fueled the atomic age. And who would have thought the U.S. Postal Service would need a test for “white powder?”