[ RadSafe ] University of Michigan News Service | Revolutionary nuclear radiation detector hits the market

Thomas Johnston tjohnstn at gmail.com
Sat Mar 15 09:32:43 CDT 2014

I recently saw this device demo'd at an Instrument Day event here in the
Wash DC area.
Yes, it does work. The developer, scientist, inventor demonstrated locating
button sources with button-level activities.
Price was too rich for my blood, ~ $100,000 range.
Impressive though.

Thomas Johnston
Health Physicist

On Thu, Mar 13, 2014 at 1:20 PM, Ted de Castro <tdc at xrayted.com> wrote:

> http://ns.umich.edu/new/releases/22038-revolutionary-
> nuclear-radiation-detector-hits-the-market
> Supposedly "A handheld radiation camera":
> Has anyone seen one of these work??
> It seems the source SHOULD be credible but I can think of so many reasons
> it just cannot work!!  I mean a pocket pho gam camera???? really????
> Even if it did - it would most certainly only be for VERY high
> fields/sources - certainly not the kind of thing "if formerly took weeks to
> find" as they allege.
> AND certainly not applicable to Fukushima as they imply at least not
> outside the plant itself.
> IF in fact this IS true - it certainly is interesting.
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