WO2008054339A3 - Tamper-proof container - Google Patents

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WO2008054339A3
WO2008054339A3 PCT/US2006/021000 US2006021000W WO2008054339A3 WO 2008054339 A3 WO2008054339 A3 WO 2008054339A3 US 2006021000 W US2006021000 W US 2006021000W WO 2008054339 A3 WO2008054339 A3 WO 2008054339A3
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light
optical fiber
container
path
coupled
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Gilbert D Beinhocker
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Gilbert D Beinhocker
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Priority to US60/687,409 priority
Priority to US70650105P priority
Priority to US60/706,501 priority
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Publication of WO2008054339A2 publication Critical patent/WO2008054339A2/en
Publication of WO2008054339A3 publication Critical patent/WO2008054339A3/en

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    • GPHYSICS
    • G01MEASURING; TESTING
    • G01JMEASUREMENT OF INTENSITY, VELOCITY, SPECTRAL CONTENT, POLARISATION, PHASE OR PULSE CHARACTERISTICS OF INFRA-RED, VISIBLE OR ULTRA-VIOLET LIGHT; COLORIMETRY; RADIATION PYROMETRY
    • G01J1/00Photometry, e.g. photographic exposure meter
    • G01J1/02Details
    • G01J1/04Optical or mechanical part supplementary adjustable parts
    • GPHYSICS
    • G01MEASURING; TESTING
    • G01JMEASUREMENT OF INTENSITY, VELOCITY, SPECTRAL CONTENT, POLARISATION, PHASE OR PULSE CHARACTERISTICS OF INFRA-RED, VISIBLE OR ULTRA-VIOLET LIGHT; COLORIMETRY; RADIATION PYROMETRY
    • G01J1/00Photometry, e.g. photographic exposure meter
    • G01J1/02Details
    • G01J1/04Optical or mechanical part supplementary adjustable parts
    • G01J1/0407Optical elements not provided otherwise, e.g. manifolds, windows, holograms, gratings
    • G01J1/0425Optical elements not provided otherwise, e.g. manifolds, windows, holograms, gratings using optical fibers
    • GPHYSICS
    • G01MEASURING; TESTING
    • G01MTESTING STATIC OR DYNAMIC BALANCE OF MACHINES OR STRUCTURES; TESTING OF STRUCTURES OR APPARATUS, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • G01M11/00Testing of optical apparatus; Testing structures by optical methods not otherwise provided for
    • G01M11/08Testing mechanical properties
    • G01M11/083Testing mechanical properties by using an optical fiber in contact with the device under test [DUT]
    • G01M11/086Details about the embedment of the optical fiber within the DUT
    • GPHYSICS
    • G01MEASURING; TESTING
    • G01TMEASUREMENT OF NUCLEAR OR X-RADIATION
    • G01T7/00Details of radiation-measuring instruments
    • GPHYSICS
    • G01MEASURING; TESTING
    • G01VGEOPHYSICS; GRAVITATIONAL MEASUREMENTS; DETECTING MASSES OR OBJECTS
    • G01V5/00Prospecting or detecting by the use of nuclear radiation, e.g. of natural or induced radioactivity
    • G01V5/0008Detecting hidden objects, e.g. weapons, explosives
    • G01V5/0075Passive interrogation
    • GPHYSICS
    • G01MEASURING; TESTING
    • G01NINVESTIGATING OR ANALYSING MATERIALS BY DETERMINING THEIR CHEMICAL OR PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
    • G01N21/00Investigating or analysing materials by the use of optical means, i.e. using infra-red, visible or ultra-violet light
    • G01N21/75Systems in which material is subjected to a chemical reaction, the progress or the result of the reaction being investigated
    • G01N21/77Systems in which material is subjected to a chemical reaction, the progress or the result of the reaction being investigated by observing the effect on a chemical indicator
    • G01N2021/7769Measurement method of reaction-produced change in sensor
    • G01N2021/7783Transmission, loss
    • GPHYSICS
    • G02OPTICS
    • G02BOPTICAL ELEMENTS, SYSTEMS, OR APPARATUS
    • G02B6/00Light guides
    • G02B6/24Coupling light guides
    • G02B6/36Mechanical coupling means
    • G02B6/3608Fibre wiring boards, i.e. where fibres are embedded or attached in a pattern on or to a substrate, e.g. flexible sheets

Abstract

A system and method for detecting radiation from a source in a container is disclosed. A continuous optical fiber path is disposed in a medium which is part of or associated with a container and which encloses the volumetric space of the container. The optical fiber path provides a volumetric mass of optical fiber which is reactive to radiation from a radiation source in the container to cause an irreversible change in the light carrying capacity or other characteristic of the optical fiber. A light source is coupled to one end of the optical fiber path for introducing light having a predetermined characteristic. A light detector is coupled to the other end of the optical path for receiving light from the optical path. A circuit is coupled to the light detector and is operative to detect a change in the predetermined characteristic of the light and to provide an indication thereof.
PCT/US2006/021000 2005-06-03 2006-05-31 Tamper-proof container WO2008054339A2 (en)

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US68740905P true 2005-06-03 2005-06-03
US60/687,409 2005-06-03
US70650105P true 2005-08-08 2005-08-08
US60/706,501 2005-08-08

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WO2008054339A3 true WO2008054339A3 (en) 2009-04-09

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US4788436A (en) * 1986-12-24 1988-11-29 Walter Koechner Radiation sensitive optical fiber and detector
US4908510A (en) * 1988-09-02 1990-03-13 The Boeing Company Optical fiber coupled resolver having a reference signal
US5081363A (en) * 1984-09-20 1992-01-14 International Sensor Technology, Inc. Dosimeter reading apparatus with optical laser converter
US6556138B1 (en) * 1998-12-31 2003-04-29 Ziro Limit Composite, Inc. Secure storage and transport container for the handling of controlled materials
US20040046660A1 (en) * 2002-07-08 2004-03-11 Tanichi Ando Container device provided with surveillance panels, surveillance method using the same device, and structure of the same device
US6891470B2 (en) * 2002-06-12 2005-05-10 Quintell Of Ohio, Llc Method and apparatus for detection of radioactive material

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US5081363A (en) * 1984-09-20 1992-01-14 International Sensor Technology, Inc. Dosimeter reading apparatus with optical laser converter
US4788436A (en) * 1986-12-24 1988-11-29 Walter Koechner Radiation sensitive optical fiber and detector
US4908510A (en) * 1988-09-02 1990-03-13 The Boeing Company Optical fiber coupled resolver having a reference signal
US6556138B1 (en) * 1998-12-31 2003-04-29 Ziro Limit Composite, Inc. Secure storage and transport container for the handling of controlled materials
US6891470B2 (en) * 2002-06-12 2005-05-10 Quintell Of Ohio, Llc Method and apparatus for detection of radioactive material
US20040046660A1 (en) * 2002-07-08 2004-03-11 Tanichi Ando Container device provided with surveillance panels, surveillance method using the same device, and structure of the same device

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