Nuclear Quadrupole Resonance (NQR) Technology Data Sheet

Prepared By:
Working Group 3



The Nuclear Quadrupole Resonance (NQR) explosive identification system is used to confirm the presence, and identify, High Explosives in an object or container. It works by exciting nuclei with radiowaves and comparing the resulting properties to known High Explosives. This technology collects proliferation sensitive information and requires the use of an information barrier.

Read more about the NQR explosive identification system in the following technology data sheet.

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