IEC TR 62971:2015 

Radiation instrumentation - Radiation sources used in illicit trafficking detection standards - Guidance and recommendations


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IEC TR 62971:2015(E) provides guidance and recommendations regarding the availability and use of radiation sources that are needed when testing and evaluating instruments used for the detection of illicit trafficking of radioactive material. Guidance includes the use of surrogate or replacement radioactive materials that could be more easily obtained. The object of this Technical Report is to provide guidance to instrument manufacturers, users, and testing organisations as to the selection and possible use of radiation sources, source surrogates and source simulation tools when testing and evaluating an instrument's ability to detect and identify illicit trafficking of radioactive material.

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Publication typeTechnical Report
Publication date2015-10-22
Available language(s)English
TC/SCTC 45/SC 45B - Radiation protection instrumentationrss
ICS13.280 - Radiation protection
Stability date  2020
File size993 KB

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