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Title: Compounds for neutron radiation detectors and systems thereof

Abstract

A composition of matter includes an organic molecule having a composition different than stilbene. The organic molecule is embodied as a crystal, and exhibits: an optical response signature for neutrons; an optical response signature for gamma rays, and performance comparable to or superior to stilbene in terms of distinguishing neutrons from gamma rays. The optical response signature for neutrons is different than the optical response signature for gamma rays.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1311822
Patent Number(s):
9429663
Application Number:
14/248,951
Assignee:
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (Livermore, CA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y10 - TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC Y10T - TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER US CLASSIFICATION
C - CHEMISTRY C07 - ORGANIC CHEMISTRY C07C - ACYCLIC OR CARBOCYCLIC COMPOUNDS
DOE Contract Number:  
AC52-07NA27344
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2014 Apr 09
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Citation Formats

Payne, Stephen A., Stoeffl, Wolfgang, Zaitseva, Natalia P., Cherepy, Nerine J., and Carman, Leslie M. Compounds for neutron radiation detectors and systems thereof. United States: N. p., 2016. Web.
Payne, Stephen A., Stoeffl, Wolfgang, Zaitseva, Natalia P., Cherepy, Nerine J., & Carman, Leslie M. Compounds for neutron radiation detectors and systems thereof. United States.
Payne, Stephen A., Stoeffl, Wolfgang, Zaitseva, Natalia P., Cherepy, Nerine J., and Carman, Leslie M. Tue . "Compounds for neutron radiation detectors and systems thereof". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1311822.
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abstractNote = {A composition of matter includes an organic molecule having a composition different than stilbene. The organic molecule is embodied as a crystal, and exhibits: an optical response signature for neutrons; an optical response signature for gamma rays, and performance comparable to or superior to stilbene in terms of distinguishing neutrons from gamma rays. The optical response signature for neutrons is different than the optical response signature for gamma rays.},
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