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Title: Coupled multi-group neutron photon transport for the simulation of high-resolution gamma-ray spectroscopy applications

Abstract

The accurate and efficient simulation of coupled neutron-photon problems is necessary for several important radiation detection applications. Examples include the detection of nuclear threats concealed in cargo containers and prompt gamma neutron activation analysis for nondestructive determination of elemental composition of unknown samples.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. Georgia Inst. of Technology, Atlanta, GA (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1023211
Report Number(s):
PNNL-18531
NN2001000; TRN: US1104503
DOE Contract Number:
AC05-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Thesis/Dissertation
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; BENCHMARKS; CARGO; COMPUTER CODES; CONTAINERS; CROSS SECTIONS; DETECTION; EFFICIENCY; IMPLEMENTATION; NEUTRON ACTIVATION ANALYSIS; NEUTRONS; PHOTON EMISSION; PHOTON TRANSPORT; PHOTONS; RADIATION DETECTION; SIMULATION; SPECTROMETERS; SPECTROSCOPY; TRANSPORT; VERIFICATION; Attila; RADSAT; Cross Sections Neutron Flux; Photon Flux

Citation Formats

Burns, Kimberly A. Coupled multi-group neutron photon transport for the simulation of high-resolution gamma-ray spectroscopy applications. United States: N. p., 2009. Web. doi:10.2172/1023211.
Burns, Kimberly A. Coupled multi-group neutron photon transport for the simulation of high-resolution gamma-ray spectroscopy applications. United States. doi:10.2172/1023211.
Burns, Kimberly A. Sat . "Coupled multi-group neutron photon transport for the simulation of high-resolution gamma-ray spectroscopy applications". United States. doi:10.2172/1023211. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1023211.
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title = {Coupled multi-group neutron photon transport for the simulation of high-resolution gamma-ray spectroscopy applications},
author = {Burns, Kimberly A.},
abstractNote = {The accurate and efficient simulation of coupled neutron-photon problems is necessary for several important radiation detection applications. Examples include the detection of nuclear threats concealed in cargo containers and prompt gamma neutron activation analysis for nondestructive determination of elemental composition of unknown samples.},
doi = {10.2172/1023211},
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place = {United States},
year = {Sat Aug 01 00:00:00 EDT 2009},
month = {Sat Aug 01 00:00:00 EDT 2009}
}

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