Aegis

Portable HPGe Spectrometer
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Aegis

Portable HPGe Spectrometer
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The Aegis Portable HPGe Spectrometer is the newest transportable, battery-powered HPGe gamma spectrometer in Mirion’s portfolio. 

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Features

  • LN2-free cooler
  • Thermal-cycle free cryostat
  • IP65 ingress protection rating
  • Operational in -20 °C to +50 °C (-4 °F to 122 °F) ambient temperature when cooled down
  • Laboratory-grade energy resolution
  • Choice of large 40% and 50% HPGe crystals with or without RDC
  • RDC option enabling backshielding
  • Easy to deploy all-in-one design
  • Wireless or wired remote control
  • Internal hot-swappable batteries enabling uninterrupted battery operation
  • System control via Genie™ 2000 software
  • General and detailed hardware status via a web-based user interface
  • Generic ISOCS™ characterization
  • No maintenance required

 

Benefits

  • Wide energy range covering all field situations and many lab applications
  • Built-in UPS and thermal-cycle free cryostat for maximum operational time
  • Compatible with the Canberra™ ISOCS cart
  • Multi-use (lab, ISOCS cart, mobile units, field)
  • Instant ISOCS/LabSOCS™ calculations of activities for complicated or unanticipated geometries
  • Deployable in heavy rain and dusty environments
  • No risk of internal contamination

 

Description

Like its Falcon 5000® predecessor, it offers many state-of-theart features, such as a thermal-cycle free cryostat, an integrated all-in-one design and laboratory-grade energy resolution. All this, however, is now also combined with an IP65 ingress protection rating, larger HPGe crystals and the option to provide the portable spectrometer with a Remote Detector Chamber (RDC) cryostat (enabling detector backshielding). Furthermore, the Aegis system is 12% lighter than the previous Falcon 5000 system. All these features make the Aegis spectrometer easily deployable for multiple use in the field … and in the lab. 

With the IP65 ingress protection rating and no cooling fans, the system can be deployed without any problem in heavy rain conditions and dusty environments without the risk of contaminating any internal parts. The exterior surface is designed such that it can be easily decontaminated and put back into service quickly. With the integration of a highly efficient cooler, the detector can remain cooled down in a wide ambient temperature range up to 50 °C (or 122 °F). The combination of the IP65 rating and the wide operational temperature range make the unit the system of choice in practically any environmental condition.