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Title: Compact radiation detector

Abstract

An apparatus for detecting radiation is provided. In embodiments, at least one sensor is disposed on a surface of a wafer-like substrate. At least one sensor medium is fixed relative to the substrate, optically or electrically coupled to the sensor, and separated from the sensor by no more than the substrate thickness. An electronic signal-processing circuit is connected to the sensor and configured to produce an output when the sensor is stimulated by a product of an interaction between the sensor medium and impinging radiation. The sensor is configured to collect, from the sensor medium, charge and/or light produced within the sensor medium by interactions with impinging radiation.

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Research Org.:
Sandia National Laboratories (SNL), Albuquerque, NM, and Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1457736
Patent Number(s):
9,993,894
Application Number:
14/192,595
Assignee:
National Technology & Engineering Solutions of Sandia, LLC (Albuquerque, NM)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2014 Feb 27
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Citation Formats

Derzon, Mark S., Kay, Randolph R., Galambos, Paul C., Renzi, Ronald F., Kensek, Ronald P., Grohman, Mark A., Lemp, Thomas Kerr, Shinde, Subhash L., Bogart, Gregory Robert, and Claus, Liam D. Compact radiation detector. United States: N. p., 2018. Web.
Derzon, Mark S., Kay, Randolph R., Galambos, Paul C., Renzi, Ronald F., Kensek, Ronald P., Grohman, Mark A., Lemp, Thomas Kerr, Shinde, Subhash L., Bogart, Gregory Robert, & Claus, Liam D. Compact radiation detector. United States.
Derzon, Mark S., Kay, Randolph R., Galambos, Paul C., Renzi, Ronald F., Kensek, Ronald P., Grohman, Mark A., Lemp, Thomas Kerr, Shinde, Subhash L., Bogart, Gregory Robert, and Claus, Liam D. Tue . "Compact radiation detector". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1457736.
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abstractNote = {An apparatus for detecting radiation is provided. In embodiments, at least one sensor is disposed on a surface of a wafer-like substrate. At least one sensor medium is fixed relative to the substrate, optically or electrically coupled to the sensor, and separated from the sensor by no more than the substrate thickness. An electronic signal-processing circuit is connected to the sensor and configured to produce an output when the sensor is stimulated by a product of an interaction between the sensor medium and impinging radiation. The sensor is configured to collect, from the sensor medium, charge and/or light produced within the sensor medium by interactions with impinging radiation.},
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place = {United States},
year = {2018},
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