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Improving Radiation Confirmation Technology Fact Sheet

Hazards involving radiation pose specific challenges to first responders conducting response and recovery operations because exposure to radiation cannot be confirmed without the use of detection equipment. While detection equipment exists, first responders have identified as a possible response technology objective the ability to integrate detection and identification capabilities into existing equipment or personal protective equipment (PPE).

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Improving Radiation Confirmation Technology - Development of an Organic Radiochromic Compound for First Responders Fact Sheet PDF 169.55 KB
Last Updated: 11/12/2021
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