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New Spherial Gamma-ray and Neutron Emitting Sources for Testing of Radiation detection Instruments

Published

Author(s)

Larry L. Lucas, Leticia S. Pibida

Abstract

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) developed new gamma-ray and neutron emitting sources for testing radiation detection systems. These sources were developed for testing of detection systems in maritime applications. This requires special source characteristics.
Citation
Journal of Research (NIST JRES) -
Volume
114

Keywords

floating sources, gamma-ray sources, mairtime environment, neutron sources
Created November 30, 2009, Updated October 3, 2019