• English
  • العربية
  • 中文
  • Français
  • Русский
  • Español

You are here

Improvement of Technical Measures to Detect and Respond to Illicit Trafficking of Nuclear and Radioactive Materials

English IAEA-TECDOC-CD-1596 978-92-0-156308-8
15.00 2008

Download PDF (153 KB)

Description

This publication summarizes the research conducted during an IAEA coordinated research project (CRP) undertaken to address technical and operational difficulties in the detection of and response to illicit trafficking of nuclear material. Equipment to detect illicit trafficking of nuclear and radioactive materials at borders has specific technical and operational requirements that are very different from equipment used in other radiation monitoring cases. Automated and manual measurements need to be done in the field, often outdoors, at land or sea borders, crossing points or airports. The free flow of goods and passengers must not be impacted, thus requiring that the measurement time be short. The design needs to take into account that the users of the equipment are not experts in radiation detection; thus the results of the measurements should be easy to understand.

More Information on reusing IAEA copyright material.

How to order

Ordering Locally

Please use the following links for an up-to-date list of IAEA distributors:

Distributors of IAEA Publications


Orders and requests for information may also be addressed to:

Marketing and Sales Unit
International Atomic Energy Agency
Vienna International Centre
PO Box 100, A-1400 Vienna,
Austria

Tel.: +43 1 2600 22529, +43 1 2600 22530
Fax: +43 1 2600 29302
Email: sales.publications@iaea.org


Download order form


How to Access IAEA e-books

Resources

  1. Employment
  2. Women
  3. Press

Stay in touch

Newsletter