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Title: Method and apparatus to monitor a beam of ionizing radiation

Abstract

Methods and apparatus to capture images of fluorescence generated by ionizing radiation and determine a position of a beam of ionizing radiation generating the fluorescence from the captured images. In one embodiment, the fluorescence is the result of ionization and recombination of nitrogen in air.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Idaho National Lab. (INL), Idaho Falls, ID (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1183350
Patent Number(s):
9,046,619
Application Number:
13/326,970
Assignee:
Raytheon Company (Waltham, MA) IDO
DOE Contract Number:  
AC07-05ID14517
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
61 RADIATION PROTECTION AND DOSIMETRY; 46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Citation Formats

Blackburn, Brandon W., Chichester, David L., Watson, Scott M., Johnson, James T., and Kinlaw, Mathew T.. Method and apparatus to monitor a beam of ionizing radiation. United States: N. p., 2015. Web.
Blackburn, Brandon W., Chichester, David L., Watson, Scott M., Johnson, James T., & Kinlaw, Mathew T.. Method and apparatus to monitor a beam of ionizing radiation. United States.
Blackburn, Brandon W., Chichester, David L., Watson, Scott M., Johnson, James T., and Kinlaw, Mathew T.. Tue . "Method and apparatus to monitor a beam of ionizing radiation". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1183350.
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title = {Method and apparatus to monitor a beam of ionizing radiation},
author = {Blackburn, Brandon W. and Chichester, David L. and Watson, Scott M. and Johnson, James T. and Kinlaw, Mathew T.},
abstractNote = {Methods and apparatus to capture images of fluorescence generated by ionizing radiation and determine a position of a beam of ionizing radiation generating the fluorescence from the captured images. In one embodiment, the fluorescence is the result of ionization and recombination of nitrogen in air.},
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place = {United States},
year = {Tue Jun 02 00:00:00 EDT 2015},
month = {Tue Jun 02 00:00:00 EDT 2015}
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