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Title: Ultra-thin plasma radiation detector

Abstract

A position-sensitive ionizing-radiation counting detector includes a radiation detector gas chamber having at least one ultra-thin chamber window and an ultra-thin first substrate contained within the gas chamber. The detector further includes a second substrate generally parallel to and coupled to the first substrate and defining a gas gap between the first substrate and the second substrate. The detector further includes a discharge gas between the substrates and contained within the gas chamber, where the discharge gas is free to circulate within the gas chamber and between the first and second substrates at a given gas pressure. The detector further includes a first electrode coupled to one of the substrates and a second electrode electrically coupled to the first electrode. The detector further includes a first discharge event detector coupled to at least one of the electrodes for detecting a gas discharge counting event in the electrode.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Integrated Sensors LLC, Ottawa Hills, OH (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1340539
Patent Number(s):
9551795
Application Number:
14/218,820
Assignee:
Integrated Sensors, LLC (Ottawa Hills, OH)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
G - PHYSICS G01 - MEASURING G01T - MEASUREMENT OF NUCLEAR OR X-RADIATION
DOE Contract Number:  
SC0006204
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2014 Mar 18
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Citation Formats

Friedman, Peter S. Ultra-thin plasma radiation detector. United States: N. p., 2017. Web.
Friedman, Peter S. Ultra-thin plasma radiation detector. United States.
Friedman, Peter S. Tue . "Ultra-thin plasma radiation detector". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1340539.
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