OpenRelief Open Source Radiation Detector

Released under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 by Andrew Back

The updated detector in all its glory

As some of you may recall, Andrew Back created a rather nice low-power radiation detector for OpenRelief last May. He refined the design around the turn of the year with the removal of the need for a large battery pack to provide a reference charge to the ionisation chamber.

The OpenRelief website now has an updated dedicated page discussing the detector, linking to the schematics and code, and providing plenty of pictures:

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