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Title: Neutron detection

Abstract

A neutron detector includes a microchannel plate having a structure that defines a plurality of microchannels, and layers of materials disposed on walls of the microchannels. The layers include a layer of neutron sensitive material, a layer of semiconducting material, and a layer of electron emissive material. For example, the layer of neutron sensitive material can include at least one of hafnium (Hf), samarium (Sm), erbium (Er), neodymium (Nd), tantalum (Ta), lutetium (Lu), europium (Eu), dysposium (Dy), or thulium (Tm).

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Nova Scientific, Inc., Sturbridge, MA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1532081
Patent Number(s):
9941438
Application Number:
14/521,432
Assignee:
Nova Scientific, Inc. (Sturbridge, MA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
G - PHYSICS G01 - MEASURING G01T - MEASUREMENT OF NUCLEAR OR X-RADIATION
H - ELECTRICITY H01 - BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS H01L - SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES
DOE Contract Number:  
SC0009657
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2014-10-22
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Feller, W. Bruce, and White, Paul L. Neutron detection. United States: N. p., 2018. Web.
Feller, W. Bruce, & White, Paul L. Neutron detection. United States.
Feller, W. Bruce, and White, Paul L. Tue . "Neutron detection". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1532081.
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year = {2018},
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