The SX-2R probe for measurement of leakage and surface contamination is designed to be used with any CSP survey meter. Its 1.5" NaI(Tl) detector with 3 mm thickness and Beryllium window makes it an ideal tool for direct measurement of x-ray emitters. SX-2R is a probe of choice for Homeland Security application since it is able to detect most contaminations (including alpha and beta) based on x-ray emission. It is also very useful for precise X-ray leakage monitoring on accelerators, X-ray generators and containers.
SX-2R is part of CANBERRA's new SMART Probe (CSP™) family. It includes all key components of hardware circuitry (high voltage power supply, amplifier, discriminator, etc.). Also, the intelligence associated with controlling those components is located in the probe - that is control and storage of key parameters, settings, calibrations, probe ID, alarm settings (10 values for each unit to display with default setting), etc. Thus the probe is a fully integrated subsystem taking and transmitting the measurement to the instrument, which is used for display.