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Real-time self-networking radiation detector apparatus

United States Patent

June 12, 2007
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The present invention is for a radiation detector apparatus for detecting radiation sources present in cargo shipments. The invention includes the features of integrating a bubble detector sensitive to neutrons and a GPS system into a miniaturized package that can wirelessly signal the presence of radioactive material in shipping containers. The bubble density would be read out if such indicated a harmful source.
Kaplan; Edward (Stony Brook, NY), Lemley; James (Miller Place, NY), Tsang; Thomas Y. (Holbrook, NY), Milian; Laurence W. (East Patchogue, NY)
Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC (Upton, NY)
10/ 918,795
August 16, 2004
This invention was made with Government support under contract number DE-AC02-98CH10886, awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.