Global to push GA events into
skip to main content

Title: Neutron detection apparatus and method

An apparatus for neutron detection is provided. The apparatus comprises a sensor medium in electrical contact with an electrode arrangement conformed to collect radiation-generated charge from the sensor medium. The sensor medium comprises a borazine and/or a borazine-based polymer.
Inventors:
;
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1375216
Assignee:
National Technology & Engineering Solutions of Sandia, LLC SNL-A
Patent Number(s):
9,733,367
Application Number:
14/193,688
Contract Number:
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2014 Feb 28
Research Org:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Other works cited in this record:

Method of Operation for a Thermionic Converter
patent, December 1966

Radiation-detection/scintillator composite and method of manufacture
patent, January 1989

Neutron source detection camera
patent, January 2007

Gamma resistant dual range neutron detector
patent-application, November 2003

Micro neutron detectors
patent-application, January 2007

Neutron Detectors Based on Organic and Inorganic Polymers, Small Molecules and Particles, and Their Method of Fabrication
patent-application, June 2008

Detector Having A Thin Film Of Boron Nitride (BN) Such As Cubic BN And Method, Systems And Array Utilizing Same
patent-application, December 2008

Neutron-Detecting Apparatuses and Methods of Fabrication
patent-application, September 2014

DOPED LUMINESCENT MATERIALS AND PARTICLE DISCRIMINATION USING SAME
patent-application, May 2011

Liquid xenon detectors for particle physics and astrophysics
journal, July 2010

Improving Spectroscopic Performance of a Coplanar-Anode High-Pressure Xenon Gamma-Ray Spectrometer
journal, August 2007
  • Kiff, Scott Douglas; He, Zhong; Tepper, Gary C.
  • IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, Vol. 54, Issue 4, p. 1263-1270
  • DOI: 10.1109/TNS.2007.903187

Designs for thin-film-coated semiconductor thermal neutron detectors
conference, January 2002

Micro-structured high-efficiency semiconductor neutron detectors
conference, October 2008

Fabrication and mechanical testing of glass chips for high-pressure synthetic or analytical chemistry
journal, September 2005
  • Oosterbroek, R. E.; Hermes, D. C.; Kakuta, M.
  • Microsystem Technologies, Vol. 12, Issue 5, p. 450-454
  • DOI: 10.1007/s00542-005-0043-5

A Prototype Three-Dimensional Position Sensitive CdZnTe Detector Array
journal, August 2007
  • Zhang, Feng; He, Zhong; Seifert, Carolyn E.
  • IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, Vol. 54, Issue 4, p. 843-848
  • DOI: 10.1109/TNS.2007.902354

Performance of 3-D position sensitive CdZnTe detectors for gamma-ray energies above 1 MeV
conference, October 2009

Three-Dimensional Position Sensitive CdZnTe Detector Array for PNNL
conference, October 2006

Characteristics of depth-sensing coplanar grid CdZnTe detectors
journal, December 2005
  • He, Zhong; Sturm, Ben W.
  • Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, Vol. 554, Issue 1-3, p. 291-299
  • DOI: 10.1016/j.nima.2005.06.064

Similar records in DOepatents and OSTI.GOV collections: