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Title: System and method for monitoring a wellbore

Abstract

A detector assembly includes a scintillator configured to generate a light signal in response to an impinging radiation signal from an object, where the scintillator has a first end and a second end. Further, the detector assembly includes a first detector disposed adjacent the scintillator and configured to receive a first portion of the light signal from the scintillator and a second detector operatively coupled to the second end of the scintillator and configured to receive a second portion of the light signal from the scintillator. The detector assembly also includes a reflector operatively coupled to the scintillator and the first detector and configured to guide the light signal from the scintillator to the first detector, where the reflector is configured to redirect the first portion of the light signal by a determined amount to reduce a path length between a radiation source, the object, and the scintillator.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), Pittsburgh, PA, Morgantown, WV (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1464621
Patent Number(s):
10024999
Application Number:
15/688,113
Assignee:
General Electric Company (Schenectady, NY)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
G - PHYSICS G01 - MEASURING G01T - MEASUREMENT OF NUCLEAR OR X-RADIATION
G - PHYSICS G01 - MEASURING G01V - GEOPHYSICS
DOE Contract Number:  
FE0024293
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2017 Aug 28
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Kasten, Ansas Matthias, Price, John Scott, and Cilia, Juan Pablo. System and method for monitoring a wellbore. United States: N. p., 2018. Web.
Kasten, Ansas Matthias, Price, John Scott, & Cilia, Juan Pablo. System and method for monitoring a wellbore. United States.
Kasten, Ansas Matthias, Price, John Scott, and Cilia, Juan Pablo. Tue . "System and method for monitoring a wellbore". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1464621.
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