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Title: Methods for radiation detection and characterization using a multiple detector probe

Abstract

Apparatuses, methods, and systems relating to radiological characterization of environments are disclosed. Multi-detector probes with a plurality of detectors in a common housing may be used to substantially concurrently detect a plurality of different radiation activities and types. Multiple multi-detector probes may be used in a down-hole environment to substantially concurrently detect radioactive activity and contents of a buried waste container. Software may process, analyze, and integrate the data from the different multi-detector probes and the different detector types therein to provide source location and integrated analysis as to the source types and activity in the measured environment. Further, the integrated data may be used to compensate for differential density effects and the effects of radiation shielding materials within the volume being measured.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Idaho National Lab. (INL), Idaho Falls, ID (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1163197
Patent Number(s):
8,878,140
Application Number:
12/608,775
Assignee:
Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC (Idaho Falls, ID) INL
DOE Contract Number:  
AC07-051D14517
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2009 Oct 29
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Citation Formats

Akers, Douglas William, and Roybal, Lyle Gene. Methods for radiation detection and characterization using a multiple detector probe. United States: N. p., 2014. Web.
Akers, Douglas William, & Roybal, Lyle Gene. Methods for radiation detection and characterization using a multiple detector probe. United States.
Akers, Douglas William, and Roybal, Lyle Gene. Tue . "Methods for radiation detection and characterization using a multiple detector probe". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1163197.
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abstractNote = {Apparatuses, methods, and systems relating to radiological characterization of environments are disclosed. Multi-detector probes with a plurality of detectors in a common housing may be used to substantially concurrently detect a plurality of different radiation activities and types. Multiple multi-detector probes may be used in a down-hole environment to substantially concurrently detect radioactive activity and contents of a buried waste container. Software may process, analyze, and integrate the data from the different multi-detector probes and the different detector types therein to provide source location and integrated analysis as to the source types and activity in the measured environment. Further, the integrated data may be used to compensate for differential density effects and the effects of radiation shielding materials within the volume being measured.},
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year = {2014},
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