Boeing Radiation Effects Laboratory

Radiation Simulation Facilities

On-site

Radiation/Environment

Simulator

Irradiation Rate

Electrons

Linear Accelerator
Flash x-ray
Dynamitron

1.0x1011 rad(Si)/s
> 1.0x1012 rad(Si)/s
> 1.0x106 rad(Si)/s

X-rays

Linear Accelerator
Flash x-ray

5.0x106 rad(Si)/s
5.0x1011 rad(Si)/s

Protons

Dynamitron

> 1.0x106 rad(Si)/s

Neutrons

Neutron Generator

1.0x1010 n/cm2-s

Cobalt-60

Gammacell 220
Shepherd Gamma Irradiator

Mil-Std-883 Method 1019 Compliant

Other

Combined Radiation Effects Test Chamber (CRETC)

1011 particles/cm2-s (typ)
[see specs]

Off-site SEE Facilities

Heavy Ions

Protons

Atmospheric Neutrons

1 MeV Equivalent Neutrons

  • White Sands, NM