The Acoustic Mine Detector Home Page

At a glance:

The major bottleneck in humanitarian demining is often the tedious exploratoryprobing and delicate excavation that is required after a metal detectorhas located mine candidates.

Our project aims to develop a "smart probe" that quickly discriminates minesfrom innocuous buried objects.

Project Information

  • project based at Harvard University Physics Dept.
  • project team: Paul Horowitz (Professor of Physics)and Jonathan Wolff (Harvard SB '97)
  • project funding: The Bosack-Kruger Charitable Foundation


Visit the Horowitz Group Home Page!