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January 26th, 2008

Lasers to speed airport checks

Abstract:
Trials are under way of new security screening measures that could dramatically enhance safety and reduce queues at airports.

A number of companies are developing "nanotechnology-based" scanners that improve the detection of explosives.

One of the new techniques, which is expected to become commercially available later this year, can screen one person per second, according to Erwan Normand, of Stirling-based Cascade Technologies, which has developed the technology.

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