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Title: Solution-grown crystals for neutron radiation detectors, and methods of solution growth

Abstract

An organic crystal according to one embodiment includes an organic crystal comprising diphenylacetylene and stilbene or a stilbene derivative, the crystal having physical characteristics of formation from solution, the organic crystal exhibiting a signal response signature for neutrons from a radioactive source. A system according to one embodiment includes an organic crystal comprising diphenylacetylene and stilbene or a stilbene derivative, the crystal having physical characteristics of formation from solution, the organic crystal exhibiting a signal response signature for neutrons from a radioactive source; and a photodetector for detecting the signal response of the organic crystal. Methods of making such crystals are also provided.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1162109
Patent Number(s):
8,872,125
Application Number:
13/477,910
Assignee:
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (Livermore, CA)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC52-07NA27344
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2012 May 22
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY

Citation Formats

Zaitseva, Natalia, Carman, M Leslie, and Payne, Steve. Solution-grown crystals for neutron radiation detectors, and methods of solution growth. United States: N. p., 2014. Web.
Zaitseva, Natalia, Carman, M Leslie, & Payne, Steve. Solution-grown crystals for neutron radiation detectors, and methods of solution growth. United States.
Zaitseva, Natalia, Carman, M Leslie, and Payne, Steve. Tue . "Solution-grown crystals for neutron radiation detectors, and methods of solution growth". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1162109.
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