SAM 940

The SAM940 is a portable isotope identification system with 2"x2" or 3"x3" Nal Detector options, with or without Neutron detector. Contains an integral HV bias supply and optional CeBr detector. The Quadratic Compression Conversion (QCC) allows for identification of mixed isotopes in one second

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Manufacturer
Berkeley Nucleonics Corporation (BNC)
Product Name
SAM 940
Detection Category
Radiological/Nuclear;
Detection Principle
Scintillation Detectors;
Detection Method
Scintillation Detectors;
Application
Forensics;Survey Meter;
Product Model Number
940
Equipment Type
Instrument
Product Synopsis
The SAM940 is a portable isotope identification system with 2"x2" or 3"x3" Nal Detector options, with or without Neutron detector. Contains an integral HV bias supply and optional CeBr detector. The Quadratic Compression Conversion (QCC) allows for identification of mixed isotopes in one second
Availability
Commercially Available
Technology Readiness Level (TRL)
9
User Feedback Sources
Indifferent/No user feedback
Supporting Documentation
Docs: BNC - SAM940.pdf;
Dimensions
12 x 4 x 5 in (30.5 x 10.2 x 12.7 cm)
Weight
<5 lbs.; 4.5 lbs (2 kg)
Power Requirements
Alkaline Battery; 8 AA batteries (6 hours)
Transportability
Handheld
Ruggedness
Extreme Temperatures/Humidity; Waterproof/Resistant; Dust; IP56
Operating Conditions
-20 to 50°C (-4 to 122°F)
Consumables
None
Calibration Schedule
Automatic Stabilization with temperature
Data Analysis Support Equipment
Software
Communications Interface
Compact Flash card, Ethernet, USB, RS-232
Expected Operational Life
Indefinite
Shelf Life
>5 years
Unit Cost
$11,275 to $24,000 depending on detector type and size
Radiological Targets
Gamma, neutron
Number of Library Entries
Standard N42.34 ANSI isotopes, ITRAP, IAEA list, medical, industrial, SNM, or user-defined lists
Adaptability
No; cannot detect or add new targets
Sample Introduction
Radioactive Particle
Start Up Time (From Cold Start To Sample Ready)
Seconds
Response Time (Sample Application To Output)
Continuous (<30 seconds); 2 seconds
Total Run Time
Continuous
Alarm Capability
Audible and visual
Software Control
On-board, remote, PC
Other Operational Parameters
Automatic stabilization with temperature
Training Required
<1 week training
Training Available
3 Custom Class Voucher for Onsite Training
Manuals Available
Yes
Reachback Service
Yes
Warranties
3 year
IATA Shipping Restrictions
No
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