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Title: Homeland Security; Chem, Bio, Other Threats; Gamma Ray Detector for Nuclear Inspections
Description: Silicon chip built by NIST researchers with 16 tiny gamma ray detectors that may help nuclear inspectors improve analysis of plutonium and other radioactive materials. Each detector is one millimeter square.

EEEL, plutonium, nuclear, radioactivity sensor, gamma ray sensor, gamma ray spectroscopy, uranium

See also http://www.nist.gov/pml/div686/detector_031606.cfm.
Subjects (names):
Topics/Categories: Electronics--Semiconductors
Energy--Nuclear energy
Homeland Security--Chem, Bio, Other Threats
Type: Photo/Color
Source: National Institute of Standards and Technology
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Image credit: NIST
AV Number: 06PHY007
Date Created: March 16, 2006
Date Entered: 3/22/2006

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