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Advanced Detectors for Better Awareness of Neutrons and Gamma Rays in Environment

Department 58 – International Relations
Department 58 – International Relations


Updated 23-12-2014
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RegionNational coverage
Title of the ProgrammeCzech-Norwegian Research Programme
Title of the ProjectAdvanced Detectors for Better Awareness of Neutrons and Gamma Rays in Environment
Number of the Project7F14358
Project Promoter

Czech Technical University in Prague

Name of Norwegian Partner(s)

Stiftelsen SINTEF

Integrated Detector Electronics AS

Name of Local Partner(s)

National Radiation Protection Institute, Prague

Objective of the Project

The main aim of the project is to develop a portable highly efficient and large area neutron sensitive detecting device for measurement of composition and spectral characteristics of mixed radiation fields. Within the project a new compact multilayer silicon strip detector will be designed and developed. The device development tends to use in environmental and health research with a special attention to radiation protection and medical use of radiation. It is also proposed to operate a system of multiple detectors in network controlled via a web interface.  The project is based on technologies and know-how relating to semiconductor strip and pixel detectors, which are mastered at SINTEF and IDEAS on the Norwegian side and at IEAP CTU in Prague on the Czech side, where also specialists on radiation protection and dosimetry of FNSPE CTU and SÚRO vvi are involved.

Approved grant

1 027 396 EUR

Project DurationStart date: 15th July 2014, End date: 30th April 2017