Fast Neutron Detection – Novel Approach for Higher Sensitivity

Arktis Radiation Detectors Ltd is specialized in innovative solutions to detect radioactive and nuclear material. The baseline technology's unique capabilities for direct fast neutron detection and gamma radiation detection enable several novel applications in numerous vertical markets.

Security Market

Arktis offers unique features for passive screening (including Radiation Portal Monitoring) applications:

  • More data on the radiation source allows better assessment of threat potential
  • Capability to detect heavily shielded special nuclear material
  • Single technology covers gamma and neutron detection

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Research Market

Arktis offers gamma and neutron detectors (thermal and fast) with excellent response times. This allows:

  • High background operation
  • Source identification based on energy spectra
  • Energy dependent count rates
  • Applications where precise timing information is crucial

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Platform Technology

Arktis components are designed for scalability and modularity. This way we can offer solutions to high-end applications in many different markets, from homeland security to oil and gas exploration. 

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29.07.2014 Media release: Arktis awarded DARPA contract to develop the next generation of neutron detectors
19.05.2014 Media release: New system for detecting radiological threats revealed
10.04.2014 Media release: Arktis awarded AWE contract for nuclear detection system
04.02.2014 Media release: Arktis featured in CTTSO's 2013 review book
03.04.2012 Media release: International collaboration to develop improved radiation detection tool for nuclear security kicks off - de
03.02.2012 Media release: European project for nuclear security kicks off
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Media Coverage

10.07.2014: Iraq tells U.N. that 'terrorist groups' seized nuclear materials
25.05.2014 NZZ am Sonntag:  It's going to get tough for smugglers en - de
20.05.2014 CBRNe World: A la mode (Modular Detection System)
19.05.2014 IHS Jane's Airport Review: Europe tests new mobile radiological screening system.
19.05.2014 ADS (Advancing UK Aerospace, Defence, Security & Space Industries): Arktis News
09.01.2014 Tagesanzeiger: Wo die atomare Bedrohung am höchsten ist.
08.01.2014 NTI Index: Nunn calls on leaders to address weaknesses in global nuclear security
06.04.2013 NZZ: Eine Erfindung mit Strahlkraft de - en
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