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Analyzer for Nuclear Detector Array Data (430)

Problem: Need real-time analysis of nuclear detector array data for deployment in handheld, fieldable instrument.

Project Activity Scope (from Technical Overview Chart): Circuits and Devices through Controls and Measurements.

PNNL Solution:

  • Developed rapid, efficient data analysis software based on Compton imaging algorithms
  • Implemented code on compact, low power FPGA platform
  • Tested performance with simulated events early in design cycle
  • Integrated FPGA with balance of system for practical application

Capabilities Employed to Meet Client Needs: Compton imaging; nuclear event modeling; algorithm implementation; reconfigurable hardware (FPGA) synthesis; system integration; lab testing.

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Contact: Mitchell Myjak


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