OXFORD, Miss. – Buried around the world are millions of landmines – never sleeping and silently waiting for victims.

The removal of landmines – both anti-personnel and anti-vehicle mines – is a slow, labor-intensive task, often done by humans on their hands and knees, but a University of Mississippi researcher is developing technology that could greatly speed up the process.

The new device is a laser-based sensor developed by Vyacheslav “Slava” Aranchuk at the university’s National Center for Physical
Source: NDT