This report (PHE-CRCE-004) gives technical details of Public Health England's neutron laboratory facility.
Public Health England provides a calibration service for both passive and active neutron monitors using 241Am(Be) neutron sources. A252Cf neutron source is also available.
This report provides details of:
- the design and construction of the neutron laboratory
- the traceability of the neutron dose rates
- derivation of the scatter correction
- an uncertainty budget associated with the dose rates used during the calibration or irradiation