Tag: Scintillation Detector

  • SiPM Pocket Scintillation Detector

    SiPM Pocket Scintillation Detector

    This device uses a Broadcom AFBR-S4N66C013 SiPM and a 16×30 mm¬≤ NaI(Tl) scintillator to make an extremely portable and powerful handheld scintillation detector. The SiPM carrier board and the driver board are developed by NuclearPhoenix on GitHub. Huge thanks to him for his help and his projects that try to make SiPMs available for a…

  • Homemade GPS based Scintillation Detector

    Homemade GPS based Scintillation Detector

    As a project for university I made a GNSS (=Global Navigation Satellite System) based scintillation survey meter. Goal of the Project Build a survey meter that records the count rate with the current position coordinates on a TF-Card. Has to be portable and must be compatible with a wide range of common scintillation type probes.…

  • Building the biggest scintillation detector

    Building the biggest scintillation detector

    Fortunately I was able to get my hands on a gigantic NaI(Tl) detector. The crystal inside is 3″ by 8″ which is 76mm in diameter and 203mm in length. It weights about six kilograms (12 pounds). The crystal is made by Bicron and I bought it from Albuquerque, New Mexico. My small 2″ x 2″…

  • Bicron Analyst Survey Meter Teardown

    Bicron Analyst Survey Meter Teardown

    The Bicron Analyst ist unquestionably my favorite survey meter. I own this unit for about a half year now and I am very impressed. The deeper you go into the details of its build, the more fascinated you will be. This post is about the Bicron Analyst, not the Bicron Micro Analyst which is very…