Isotope identification devices are designed to detect and localize radioactive and nuclear materials, as well as identify the types of radionuclides. You will find several devices under this category. Some interesting features and functions of such devices are mentioned below.
Nature of The Devices:
Isotope identification devices are usually quite compact and very sensitive radiation isotope identification device, which enables detection, localization and identification of radioactive and nuclear materials. Isotope types are detected by their neutron and gamma radiation along with their amplitude gamma spectra. SPECTRA is designed to identify the radionuclides with an indication of the category to which they belong. Such devices work with a powerful CPU and have improved algorithms which help in additional spectra processing.
Added Functionality Which Helps In Isotope Identification:
There are other devices which aim to prevent any kind of illicit transfer of material which can be hazardous. They are suitable for use in companies and several institutions which deal with neutron and gamma sources. Radionuclides are identified with an indication of the specific category to which they belong. This is in compliance with IAEA requirements. Such kind of specialized radiation isotope identification device can be easily controlled with the help of a wrist device through Bluetooth technology. The measurements can be done remotely. The results can then be transferred to a specific personal computer with the help of Bluetooth channel.
How To Identify Isotopes? How do the devices work?
The device uses a new search algorithm which ensures its high sensitivity. It can be actuated even with a small change of the gamma or any change in neutron background level. The use of specific new generation scintillation detectors with the silicon photomultiplier ensures thermal stability of such a device. This helps in eliminating the total ‘microphone effect’. The device offers great convenience with the help of its compact size, large clear color display, operation time of 30 hours and a great innovative design. The device is powered by its built-in lithium storage batteries which are charged with the help of USB cable.
Devices like SPECTRA are quite popular when it comes to isotope identification. SPECTRA is a highly sensitive equipment designed to detect, localize and also identify nuclear and other radioactive materials by their neutron and gamma radiation.
Important Function Areas:
The device functions to prevent any kind of illicit transfer of materials across State borders. It is also used by institutions and companies which deal with diverse neutron and gamma radiation sources. These devices are also used in radioactive waste storage sites, for vehicles monitoring in airports and sea ports and also by law enforcement agencies with great accuracy.
Any isotope detection device can be used in:
- Radioactive waste storage sites
- Sanitary dosimetry and ecology purposes
- Vehicle monitoring, airports and seaports
- Border and custom services
- Law enforcement agencies
- Border Guard Service of Ukraine
- Internal Troops of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine
- Ministry of Emergencies of Ukraine
- Border Services of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.
The devices are greatly successful in determining the intensity of neutron radiation and for identification of radionuclide type. They are highly accurate and can save the amplitude gamma spectra in a specific nonvolatile memory.