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Title: Hydrothermal aging-resistant plastic scintillator formulations

Abstract

A plastic scintillator includes an anti-fog additive or comonomer. The plastic scintillator is formulated to resist the development of hydrothermally-induced aging defects (e.g. discoloration and “fogging”) while maintaining scintillation light output and other desirable physical properties.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-CA), Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
OSTI Identifier:
1735106
Patent Number(s):
10732304
Application Number:
15/966,953
Assignee:
National Technology & Engineering Solutions of Sandia, LLC (Albuquerque, NM)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
C - CHEMISTRY C08 - ORGANIC MACROMOLECULAR COMPOUNDS C08F - MACROMOLECULAR COMPOUNDS OBTAINED BY REACTIONS ONLY INVOLVING CARBON-TO-CARBON UNSATURATED BONDS
C - CHEMISTRY C08 - ORGANIC MACROMOLECULAR COMPOUNDS C08L - COMPOSITIONS OF MACROMOLECULAR COMPOUNDS
DOE Contract Number:  
NA0003525
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 04/30/2018
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY

Citation Formats

Myllenbeck, Nicolas Richard, Feng, Patrick L., and Dhaoui, Rakia. Hydrothermal aging-resistant plastic scintillator formulations. United States: N. p., 2020. Web.
Myllenbeck, Nicolas Richard, Feng, Patrick L., & Dhaoui, Rakia. Hydrothermal aging-resistant plastic scintillator formulations. United States.
Myllenbeck, Nicolas Richard, Feng, Patrick L., and Dhaoui, Rakia. Tue . "Hydrothermal aging-resistant plastic scintillator formulations". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1735106.
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