CAEN SpA Spectroscopy division


Our Mission

To provide our customers with radiation detection instrumentation and integrated, turn-key solutions that will add operational benefit and enhanced safety via nuclear measurements.

CAEN SyS is uniquely positioned to leverage 35 years of experience, technology, and know-how amassed and developed by CAEN and its affiliated companies while serving the Fundamental Physics experimental community and the Nuclear Instrumentation Industry.

CAEN SyS is a blend of knowledge and experience, integrating international nuclear expert profiles, state of the art methodologies, and emerging and enabling technologies to develop and realize innovative solutions.

CAEN SyS operates in three main areas:

Nuclear Safety     Nuclear Security     Laboratories.

Who We Are

CAEN SyS relies upon an extremely strong foundational knowledge of nuclear measurement instrumentation in developing Radiation Measurements Systems and Spectroscopy Solutions.  These systems and solutions are perfectly suited to operations involving Nuclear Fuel Facilities, Nuclear Power Plants, Measurements Laboratories, and Security Applications.

CAEN SyS is built upon CAEN traditions of teamwork and partnership.  Decades of collaboration and co-development with very large international research projects ([email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected] ...) have maximized our capability to translate a customer’s needs and expectations into cost-effective and reliable solutions.

CAEN SyS is committed to delivering exceptional nuclear measurement instrumentation, expertise, and technical support.  CAEN SyS products and systems will allow operators to maintain online operation with a high degree of quality, safety and security, while minimizing operational expenses via on-time delivery.

What We Do

CAEN SyS provides nuclear measurement solutions and technical expertise for a wide array of applications:

  • Health Physics , Spectroscopy and Radiation Measurements Systems
  • Custom Nuclear Measurement Systems: Plant, Waste, Safeguards, Security
  • Nuclear Waste characterization products and solutions
  • Spectroscopic survey of large surfaces with real-time mapping information
  • Detection of gamma and neutron sources ; RPM Radiation Portal Monitor
  • Identification of gamma radionuclides and SNM detection
  • Networking of Radiation detectors and Robotics solutions
  • Safeguards and Security products for non-proliferation and threats
  • Fuel Cycle process monitoring and Fuel characterization
  • Fresh & Spent Fuel Burn-up solutions/measurements
  • Nuclear Emergency Preparedness : Training, Products and Systems
  • Site Remediation studies; products and solutions for mitigation plans


To further increase its capacity and knowledge in nuclear applications, CAEN Group has already structured privileged partnerships and collaboration agreements for research and technology cooperations with INFN (Italian National Institute of Nuclear Physics) and the Universities of Padova and Ferrara. CAEN is also expanding its collaboration network worldwide (US, ASIA and EU) with Industries, National Laboratories and Academics entities.

CAEN SyS established a privileged industrial strategic partnership with:

  • ELSE-Nuclear
  • BrightSpec
  • NINE
  • Target Systemelektronik


CAEN SyS is part of CAEN Network Companies, which is a micro-cluster of companies with excellence know how

Costruzioni Apparecchiature Elettroniche Nucleari (C.A.E.N.)
is one of the most important spin-offs of the Italian Institute of Nuclear Physics (INFN).
Founded in 1979 by a group of senior engineers from the INFN, is today world wide recognized as one of the leading companies in the electronics instrumentation field.

CAEN RFID is today a leading supplier of UHF RFID readers
and tags. It has been among the first European companies to
design and manufacture UHF RFID readers.

CAEN qS designs, organizes and implements “state of the art” solutions for Information Security and assists organizations in managing and controlling the critical infrastructures for protection at the highest possible standard.

CAEN ELS is a leading company in the design of power supplies and state-of-the-art complete electronic systems for the Physics research world, having its main focus on dedicated solutions for the particle accelerator community and high-end industrial applications.
Thanks to the longstanding engineering, manufacturing and maintenance experience of CAEN Spa, CAEN ELS has become a strategic and reliable partner for the community, being able to integrate its products and solutions with direct support to the customers and their installations.