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METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR CALIBRATING GAMMA RADIATION FLUX LEVELS IN A SOLID STATE GAMMA RADIATION DETECTION SYSTEM

United States Patent Application

20160320501
A1
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One aspect of the present disclosure comprises a method for calibrating a drive level of a non-radioactive calibration source. Another aspect of the present disclosure comprises a method for using a non-radioactive calibration source to verify correct operation of a radiation detector. Another aspect of the present disclosure comprises a radiation detection system that comprises a radiation detector and a non-radioactive calibration source that is used to verify correct operation of the radiation detector.
Marriott, Kevin (Herriman, UT), Hepworth, Paul (South Jordan, UT), Williams, Jeremy (South Jordan, UT)
15/ 143,205
April 29, 2016
GOVERNMENT LICENSE RIGHTS [0003] This invention was made with Government support under subcontract 241560 to Battelle Memorial Institute under Battelle's prime contract DE-AC05-76RL01830, awarded by the United States Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.