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Title: Compounds for neutron radiation detectors and systems thereof

Abstract

A material according to one embodiment exhibits an optical response signature for neutrons that is different than an optical response signature for gamma rays, said material exhibiting performance comparable to or superior to stilbene in terms of distinguishing neutrons from gamma rays, wherein the material is not stilbene, the material comprising a molecule selected from a group consisting of: two or more benzene rings, one or more benzene rings with a carboxylic acid group, one or more benzene rings with at least one double bound adjacent to said benzene ring, and one or more benzene rings for which at least one atom in the benzene ring is not carbon.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1132772
Patent Number(s):
8,735,843
Application Number:
13/736,898
Assignee:
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (Livermore, CA) LLNL
DOE Contract Number:  
AC52-07NA27344
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2013 Jan 08
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Citation Formats

Payne, Stephen A, Stoeffl, Wolfgang, Zaitseva, Natalia P, Cherepy, Nerine J, and Carman, M. Leslie. Compounds for neutron radiation detectors and systems thereof. United States: N. p., 2014. Web.
Payne, Stephen A, Stoeffl, Wolfgang, Zaitseva, Natalia P, Cherepy, Nerine J, & Carman, M. Leslie. Compounds for neutron radiation detectors and systems thereof. United States.
Payne, Stephen A, Stoeffl, Wolfgang, Zaitseva, Natalia P, Cherepy, Nerine J, and Carman, M. Leslie. Tue . "Compounds for neutron radiation detectors and systems thereof". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1132772.
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