RESEARCHERS SHOW THEIR AWARD WINNING DETECTOR WON BY BNL, KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY AND YINNEL TECH., INC.
BROOKHAVEN NATIONAL LABORATORY WON A 2005 R&D 100 AWARD FOR DEVELOPING A HIGHLY EFFICIENT, LOW-COST RADIATION DETECTOR. THE DETECTOR CAN RECOGNIZE X-RAYS AND GAMMA RAYS WITH HIGH RESOLUTION AND CAN IDENTIFY SPECIFIC SOURCE OF RADIATION. IT CAN BE USED FOR VARIOUS APPLICATIONS INCLUDING: HOMELAND SECURITY, NUCLEAR MEDICAL IMAGING, ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING AND CLEANUP, GALACTIC STUDIES AND NUCLEAR WEAPONS SAFEGUARDS. THE AWARD IS GIVEN BY R&D MAGAZINE, THE INNOVATIONS THAT TRANSFORM BASIC SCIENCE INTO USEFUL PRODUCTS.
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