Optimization of a system for the radiation monitoring of incoming scrap metal
Systems designed for the radiation monitoring of incoming scrap metal are analyzed, and schemes devised to detect radiation are optimized for specific monitoring conditions based on the results of the analysis. The article presents measurements made of the above-background dose rate of scrap. The measurements were obtained by using the automated dosimetric monitoring system SIMMET, which has a detection limit of 4 nSv/h.
Key wordsradioactive scrap metal monitoring system detection limit radiation detector above-background dose rate radiation source
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