New monitoring system to detect a radioactive material in motion

K. Boudergui 1 Vladimir Kondrasovs 1 R. Coulon 1 G. Corre 1 S. Normand 1
1 LCAE - Laboratoire Capteurs et Architectures Electroniques
DM2I - Département Métrologie Instrumentation & Information : DRT/LIST/DM2I
Abstract : Illegal radioactive material transportation detection, by terrorist for example, is problematic in urban public transportation. Academics and industrials systems include Radiation Portal Monitor (RPM) to detect radioactive matters transported in vehicles or carried by pedestrians. However, today's RPMs are not able to efficiently detect a radioactive material in movement. Due to count statistic and gamma background, false alarms may be triggered or at the contrary a radioactive material not detected. The statistical false alarm rate has to be as low as possible in order to limit useless intervention especially in urban mass transportation.
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K. Boudergui, Vladimir Kondrasovs, R. Coulon, G. Corre, S. Normand. New monitoring system to detect a radioactive material in motion. 2013 3rd International Conference on Advancements in Nuclear Instrumentation, Measurement Methods and their Applications (ANIMMA), Jun 2013, Marseille, France. ⟨10.1109/ANIMMA.2013.6727914⟩. ⟨cea-01822358⟩

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