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Title: High-dose neutron detector project update

Abstract

These are the slides for a progress review meeting by the sponsor. This is an update on the high-dose neutron detector project. In summary, improvements in both boron coating and signal amplification have been achieved; improved boron coating materials and procedures have increased efficiency by ~ 30-40% without the corresponding increase in the detector plate area; low dead-time via thin cell design (~ 4 mm gas gaps) and fast amplifiers; prototype PDT 8” pod has been received and testing is in progress; significant improvements in efficiency and stability have been verified; use commercial PDT 10B design and fabrication to obtain a faster path from the research to practical high-dose neutron detector.

Authors:
 [1];  [1]
  1. Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
OSTI Identifier:
1296699
Report Number(s):
LA-UR-16-26059
TRN: US1601771
DOE Contract Number:
AC52-06NA25396
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY; NEUTRON DETECTORS; BORON; BORON 10; DEAD TIME; DESIGN; EFFICIENCY; AMPLIFICATION; FABRICATION; SIGNALS; STABILITY; TESTING; COATINGS

Citation Formats

Menlove, Howard Olsen, and Henzlova, Daniela. High-dose neutron detector project update. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.2172/1296699.
Menlove, Howard Olsen, & Henzlova, Daniela. High-dose neutron detector project update. United States. doi:10.2172/1296699.
Menlove, Howard Olsen, and Henzlova, Daniela. 2016. "High-dose neutron detector project update". United States. doi:10.2172/1296699. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1296699.
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place = {United States},
year = 2016,
month = 8
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