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The RAD instrument measures radiation dose using silicon detector and plastic scintillator technology.
Image Courtesy of Southwest Research Institute
The RAD instrument measures radiation dose using silicon detector and plastic scintillator technology. The latter has a composition somewhat similar to tissue and is more sensitive to neutrons than are the silicon detectors. This illustration of RAD shows
Image Courtesy of Southwest Research Institute