Digital Colour X-Ray Security Scanning System, acronym DCXScan

Category: 
European funded projects
Period: 
July, 2012 to March, 2014
Coordinator: 
KROMEK Ltd

Project Manager: Nigel DAY; e-mail:Nigel.Day@kromek.com

The project is aimed at the development of an innovative Digital Colour X-ray Security Scanning System (DCXScan) and component hardware and software technologies aimed primarily at Liquid Explosive Detection for checkpoint baggage screening.

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Update: Kromek Ltd. proposed a 2 months prolongation to the project. 

The new official dates are:
Start date: 01/10/2012
End date: 30/05/2014
Total Duration: 20

Partners list: 
ACCENT PRO 2000 S.R.L. (Romania)
Medical Physics in Radiology German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) (Germany)
EUREKA

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The new technique proposed by AP2K shows how a liquid can be identified by applying two dual-energy X-ray orthogonal projections on the recipient for wall thickness measurement and also for the liquid’s Zeff and Density determination.

Thickness measurement of  glass recipient walls using High resolution X-Ray techniquesDual-energy algorithm implementation program using Zeff values measurement for liquid detection