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Title: Three-dimensional boron particle loaded thermal neutron detector

Abstract

Three-dimensional boron particle loaded thermal neutron detectors utilize neutron sensitive conversion materials in the form of nano-powders and micro-sized particles, as opposed to thin films, suspensions, paraffin, etc. More specifically, methods to infiltrate, intersperse and embed the neutron nano-powders to form two-dimensional and/or three-dimensional charge sensitive platforms are specified. The use of nano-powders enables conformal contact with the entire charge-collecting structure regardless of its shape or configuration.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1157078
Patent Number(s):
8,829,460
Application Number:
13/552,307
Assignee:
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (Livermore, CA) LLNL
DOE Contract Number:  
AC52-07NA27344
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Citation Formats

Nikolic, Rebecca J., Conway, Adam M., Graff, Robert T., Kuntz, Joshua D., Reinhardt, Catherine, Voss, Lars F., Cheung, Chin Li, and Heineck, Daniel. Three-dimensional boron particle loaded thermal neutron detector. United States: N. p., 2014. Web.
Nikolic, Rebecca J., Conway, Adam M., Graff, Robert T., Kuntz, Joshua D., Reinhardt, Catherine, Voss, Lars F., Cheung, Chin Li, & Heineck, Daniel. Three-dimensional boron particle loaded thermal neutron detector. United States.
Nikolic, Rebecca J., Conway, Adam M., Graff, Robert T., Kuntz, Joshua D., Reinhardt, Catherine, Voss, Lars F., Cheung, Chin Li, and Heineck, Daniel. Tue . "Three-dimensional boron particle loaded thermal neutron detector". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1157078.
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