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Applications and Use Cases for Personal Radiation Detectors

Posted by Kasra Hagan on Aug 13, 2014 8:44:00 AM

Exploring settings where sensitive detection can make a difference.

Previously, we discussed the basics of sensitive radiation detection using the Personal Radiation Detector. Below are a few scenarios to illustrate how this kind of device can be used either on its own or as part of a larger radiation security plan. Since the PRD is a small, easily used instrument for detecting low levels of radiation, it excels in a variety of settings where radiation safety and security are a concern.

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Topics: Advanced Detection and Isotope Identification

Personal Radiation Detectors (PRD's) - Explained

Posted by Kasra Hagan on Jul 31, 2014 12:56:00 PM


In the radiation safety field, one of the most frequent questions we receive is "What are the differences between all of these types of detectors - and in what circumstances should i use each one?" Without an in-depth knowledge of health physics and radiation detection equipment, it can be a real challenge to tell the difference between equipment types. Especially with all of the acronyms and technical specifics that are tossed around.

Today we'll be trying to shed a little light on one commonly used type of instrument - the Personal Radiation Detector or PRD.


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Topics: Advanced Detection and Isotope Identification

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