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DIY Radon Detector with Modified Webcam

Another very interesting application of webcams for radiation detection.

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Another research shows that smart phone CCD can work as radiation detector

One more group of researches “reinvented” CCD as radiation detector: Smartphones may be our first line of defense against radiation (http://gcn.com/blogs/emerging-tech/2014/02/smartphone-gamma-radiation-detection.aspx)  

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Presentation at CASIS Workshop at LLNL

We presented a poster on the detection of radiation with the camera of mobile devices and showed trueGeiger app at The 17th Annual Signal & Image Sciences Workshop. The event was hosted by CASIS at LLNL with support from IEEE. The … Continue reading

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Still Skeptical?

Just came to our attention: http://proceedings.spiedigitallibrary.org/proceeding.aspx?articleid=1284534 This is the link posted in response to the skeptical review on trueGeiger at app store. Also we just submitted a poster proposal to The 17th Annual Signal & Image Sciences Workshop where we plan to discuss … Continue reading

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Scintillation Detector Materials: Local Chapter of IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society

A meeting ”Discovery and development of improved scintillation detector materials for medical imaging and national security” of local East Bay-Oakland Chapter of IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society was held at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory yesterday on September 18, 2012. 

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Radiation Damage to Microelectronics

This could be an interesting read.

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Safecast.org

Check out this website http://blog.safecast.org/ . Even with all nuclear power stations in Japan already offline, there will be still many years of dealing with consequences of “311″. Safecast can provide additional information on the current local radiological situation in Japan.

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Crowd-sourced Radiation Maps

Can you trust those?

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Testing trueGeiger with Uranium Ore

Another possible way to test trueGeiger is to order uranium ore from Amazon. Chances are you will have good time reading customers review for this product.

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trueGeiger youtube video uploaded

A video explaining how trueGeiger works was just uploaded to youtube.com:

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