Neutron Detection

Neutron Detection

The detection of neutrons above background levels might indicate the presence of plutonium, a special nuclear material. Neutron detection instruments are used by responders to make follow-up measurements after radiation pager or portal monitor alarms.

Find this project in the FEMA Authorized Equipment List and InterAgency Board Interactive Standardized Equipment List.

AEL Category, Title, Number, and Project:

AEL Category: 07. Detection

AEL Title: Meter, Survey, Handheld

AEL Number: 07RD-01-HHSM

SAVER Project: Neutron Detection

Last Published Date: Friday, July 22, 2016
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