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Reducing the Radiological and Nuclear ThreaStandards for Radiation and Nuclear Detection

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Author(s)

Lisa R. Karam

Abstract

A multi-year effort to develop standards for radiation and nuclear detection for homeland security, begun in early 2002, has led to a comprehensive support system for the development, testing, and validation of effective prevention, detection, response, recovery, and forensics tools for radiological and nuclear materials detection. It also provides the key measurement infrastructure to address existing and new types of radiation sensors, data analysis techniques, decontamination methodologies and protective equipment.
Citation
Defensive Standardization Journal

Keywords

detection, dirty bomb, IEEE/ANSI, radiation, standards, validation

Citation

Karam, L. (2007), Reducing the Radiological and Nuclear ThreaStandards for Radiation and Nuclear Detection, Defensive Standardization Journal, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=841212 (Accessed April 20, 2024)
Created December 31, 2007, Updated February 17, 2017