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Title: A new intense neutron generator and high-resolution detector for well logging applications

Abstract

Advances in both ion source and gamma-ray detector technology at LBNL are being used to develop a new high-sensitivity neutron logging instrument. Up to 37 mA of current per 10-20 {mu}s pulse, 80-95% D{sup +}, has been produced by a 2 inch diameter pulsed multicusp ion source. A D-T neutron flux of 10{sup 9}-10{sup 10} n/s is projected from this data. CdZnTe is being developed as a possible gamma-ray detector because of its potential for good energy resolution and efficiency, and ability to operate at room temperature. 3-D time-dependent Monte Carlo calculations show the utility of this system for locating contaminants, especially chlorine-containing solvents, at remediation sites.

Authors:
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  1. and others
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Berkeley Lab., CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Research, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
489651
Report Number(s):
LBNL-39483; CONF-961123-17
ON: DE97007660; TRN: 97:012457
DOE Contract Number:  
AC03-76SF00098
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) nuclear science symposium and medical imaging conference, Anaheim, CA (United States), 2-9 Nov 1996; Other Information: PBD: Oct 1996
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; NEUTRON SOURCES; DESIGN; RADIATION DETECTORS; LAND POLLUTION; NEUTRON LOGGING; CADMIUM TELLURIDES; ZINC TELLURIDES

Citation Formats

Celata, C.M., Amman, M., and Donahue, R. A new intense neutron generator and high-resolution detector for well logging applications. United States: N. p., 1996. Web.
Celata, C.M., Amman, M., & Donahue, R. A new intense neutron generator and high-resolution detector for well logging applications. United States.
Celata, C.M., Amman, M., and Donahue, R. Tue . "A new intense neutron generator and high-resolution detector for well logging applications". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/489651.
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abstractNote = {Advances in both ion source and gamma-ray detector technology at LBNL are being used to develop a new high-sensitivity neutron logging instrument. Up to 37 mA of current per 10-20 {mu}s pulse, 80-95% D{sup +}, has been produced by a 2 inch diameter pulsed multicusp ion source. A D-T neutron flux of 10{sup 9}-10{sup 10} n/s is projected from this data. CdZnTe is being developed as a possible gamma-ray detector because of its potential for good energy resolution and efficiency, and ability to operate at room temperature. 3-D time-dependent Monte Carlo calculations show the utility of this system for locating contaminants, especially chlorine-containing solvents, at remediation sites.},
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