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Response Testing of Radiation Sensors (372)

Problem: Validate radiation sensor response with suitable radiation sources prior to sensor deployment.

Photo collage of Radiation Calibrations, Beta Calibrations, Low Scannter Neutron and X-ray Laboratories

Project Activity Scope (from Technical Overview Chart): Sensors and Devices through Instruments

PNNL Solution:

  • Develop test plan
  • Fully equipped radiological test facility with alpha, beta, gamma, neutron, and X-ray sources
  • Conduct sensor testing, analyze test data, and report results
  • Internationally compliant QA program
  • Accredited calibrations lab

Capabilities Employed to Meet Client Needs: A variety of nuclear radiation sources and test beds for radiation sensor testing; independent nuclear radiation measurement instruments to validate test conditions; test equipment for evaluating instrument robustness under a variety of physical environment stress conditions; data analysis and report preparation.

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