UK Business Secretary Announces Symetrica SmartScan

The UK Business Secretary Vince Cable announces funding for Symetrica’s SmartScan (£954,741) as part of a wider series of investments each tackling different innovation challenges across UK industry. SmartScan delivers new ‘detector’ technologies allowing more affordable and sustainable analysis of nuclear waste materials, avoiding the use of He-3 produced only as a by-product of nuclear warhead maintenance. The project brings together Symetrica, an SME in the Homeland Security Market, with Canberra UK, a leader in the Civil Nuclear Industry. Following the successful benchmark of our 6LiZnS neutron detector blades at…

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Meet us at the IAEA Symposium on International Safeguards

Be the first to hear about our new He-3 free co-incidence counter in Vienna. Our system, developed in collaboration with the EU Joint Research Centre with funding from DG-Energy, combines unmatched thermal neutron sensitivity with the gamma rejection capabilities required for some of the most critical measurements in International Safeguards. Following a successful benchmark at the recent workshop on He-3 Alternatives for International Safeguards (JRC 13th – 17th October) Symetrica is pleased to present the design and optimization of the new co-incidence counter solution on Friday at the Symposium and…

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