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Guaranteed to operate in ionizing radiation of 10^12 rad/s. Yikes, that's like 10 billion sieverts/s. Since a dose of something like 10+ sieverts is fatal I'm guessing a human would be turned to a puddle of goo around that much radiation.

1e12 rad/s is 10e9 Gray/s. Sieverts measure something else, dose equivalence.

Interestingly, in this radiation field, every kilogram of mammalian tissue absorbs 10 GW. If this blasts lasts for more than a few nanoseconds, your puddle of goo would be a good guess.

A nuclear bomb emits a fast flash of radiation over about 50 nanoseconds. Even if the total dose is small, it arrives fast enough to spuriously turn on transistors.

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