For 40 years, ORTEC has been an industry leader in the design and manufacture of precision detectors, signal processing electronics, software, and systems for industry, academia, and government requirements. The ORTEC product line of over 1600 products includes equipment and instruments for nuclear power plant and government nuclear facility operations, special nuclear material safeguards, and fundamental research.

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  • Application Software


    Application software is a key element of a premium measurement system. Applying this software approach to a broad range of radiation detector hardware and data acquisition systems, ORTEC offers comprehensive nuclear measurement solutions that provide integrated hardware control, analysis, and display in a single, easy-to-use package.

  • Single Channel Analyzers


    A single channel analyzer (SCA) produces an output logic pulse on the condition that the peak amplitude of its input signal falls within the pulse-height window that is established with two preset threshold levels. ORTEC provides two basic types or classifications of SCAs: non-timing SCAs and timing SCAs. Non-timing SCAs produce an output pulse if the input signal is within the window settings. Timing SCAs produce an output logic signal precisely related in time to the occurrence of the event being measured.

  • High Purity Germanium (HPGe) Radiation Detectors


    Semiconductor based photon radiation detectors have been evolving for over half a century, with ORTEC pioneering commercial availability for a majority of that time. Initial offerings were based around lithium-drifted germanium Ge(Li) and lithium-drifted silicon Si(Li). Ge(Li) was later replaced with more advanced, high purity germanium (HPGe) detectors. ORTEC provides a comprehensive suite of HPGe radiation detector solutions covering an extensive range of energies and for a variety of applications.

  • Counters, Timers, Rate Meter and Multichannel Scaling


    ORTEC offers the broadest range of nuclear counters, timers, rate meters and multichannel scalers. Counters simply count the number of input pulses received during the counting period. Timers count pulses generated by an internal or external clock and are used to measure elapsed time, or to establish the length of the counting period. Rate meters provide a readout of the pulse count rate. Multichannel scalers count the number of events that occur during a specified time interval, referred to as the dwell time, resulting in a time-histogram of counts. “Standalone” and programmable computer controlled versions are available.

  • Chemical Weapons Identification


    Portable Isotopic Neutron Spectroscopy (PINS) Systems have been deployed world-wide; increasingly, being deployed as part of national counter-terrorist efforts. PINS provides a non-contact and non-destructive means of identifying the CHEMICAL contents of "suspect" packages.

  • Food Monitoring Systems


    The ORTEC FoodGuard-1 Sodium Iodide Food Screening system is designed for the rapid screening of foodstuffs, both solids and liquids, for radioactive isotope contamination. Primarily designed for "front line" response for food producers, traders, import, and export agencies, etc., FoodGuard-1 is an out of the box solution developed specifically to get you up and testing samples in a matter of minutes.

  • Hand-held Radioisotope Identification Device


    Combining a large, high sensitivity crystal with a proven and tested intelligent algorithm, the RADEAGLET can quickly, accurately, and simultaneously detect and identify up to six isotopes, typically in under 30 seconds. The RADEAGLET performs well, even in complex shielded or masked scenarios. ANSI 42.34 compliant, the RADEAGLET offers a user-friendly interface that is intuitive, simple to navigate, provides visually clarity, and utilizes an extensive array of alarms. Supports NaI(Tl) and LaBr3(Ce) to optimize performance across multiple applications.

  • Hand-Held Radioisotope Identifiers


    Detective Family Hand-Held Radioisotope Identifiers (HHRIIDS or RIIDS) have been in the front line of operations to interdict the illicit trafficking of nuclear materials worldwide, ORTEC RIIDS are used everyday by organizations such as:Departments of Homeland SecurityDepartments of DefenseNational Security OrganizationsBomb Disposal TeamsEmergency Response TeamsCustoms and Border ControlNavy, Army and Air Forces Emergency Management TeamsCivil Support TeamsPolice DepartmentsNuclear Safeguards OrganizationsNuclear Fuel ManufacturersNuclear ResearchersUS NNSA second line of defense “Megaports” initiativeTransit Authorities

  • Health Physics Systems


    Detection and quantification of radioactive material within the body is a key factor in determining internal personnel contamination and dose assessment. These measurements can be made on body fluid samples using lab instrumentation or through direct measurement of personnel. The measurement of body fluids is generally less attractive due to the bio-hazards and lack of immediate results unless non-gamma emitting nuclide measurements are required. The direct measurement of personnel for gamma emitting radioactive material provides rapid results, can determine where the material may be located within the body, and does not require mobility of the material through body fluids for detection.

  • Fast Timing Discriminators


    Fast timing discriminators enable the counting of narrow pulses at very high counting rates, and/or precisely marking the arrival time of these same pulses. They are designed to achieve the best time resolution and the highest counting rates by operating on the fast-rising detector signal.

  • Gamma Spectroscopy


    Gamma spectroscopy is the science (or art) of identification and/or quantification of radionuclides by analysis of the gamma-ray energy spectrum produced in a gamma-ray spectrometer. It is a widely used technique, well illustrated by the following list of examples:ICS Integrated Cryocooling System for ORTEC Radiation DetectorsEnvironmental Radioactivity MonitoringHealth Physics Personnel MonitoringReactor Corrosion MonitoringNuclear Materials Safeguards and Homeland SecurityForensics and Nuclear ForensicsMaterials TestingGeology and MinerologyNuclear Medicine and RadiophamaceuticalsIndustrial Process Monitoring

  • Photomultiplier Tube


    Scintillation detectors produce light as they absorb energy, and these light flashes result in the release of a proportionate number of photoelectrons at the cathode of a photomultiplier tube (PMT). Each of the ORTEC Photomultiplier Tube Bases is designed to accommodate a particular type of PMT to distribute the operating voltages to all its elements, and to derive signals from it.

  • Digital Current Integrator


    The ORTEC Model 439 Digital Current Integrator was designed to accurately measure dc currents or the average value of pulse currents such as produced by accelerator beams. It digitizes the input current by producing an output pulse for specific values of input charge. A front-panel switch permit the selection of three different amounts of charge (10–10, 10–8 or 10–6 coulomb) required to produce an output pulse. The instrument has a digitizing rate from 0 to 10 kHz to provide wide dynamic range on each setting and high-resolution readout without meter interpolation.

  • HV Bias/NIM Power Supplies and Bins


    ORTEC offers two types of power supplies for use with NIM instrumentation: power supplies that provide operating voltages for a detector (more properly called detector bias supplies or “HV” supplies) and power supplies that provide the necessary operating voltages for NIM Modular electronic instruments in the form of a NIM “Bin” with associated power supply.

  • Alpha/Beta Counters


    ORTEC offers a full suite of MANUAL alpha/beta counters incorporating either gas-flow proportional detector or dual-phosphor scintillation detector technologies. These manual, single detector systems are ideally suited for applications requiring long count times for a small number of samples.