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Title: Ionizing-radiation beam monitoring system

Abstract

A transmissive ionizing-radiation beam monitoring system includes an enclosure structure with at least one ultra-thin window to an incident ionizing-radiation beam, where the ultra-thin window is highly transmissive to ionizing-radiation. Embodiments include at least one thin or ultra-thin scintillator within the enclosure structure that is substantially directly in an incident ionizing-radiation beam path and transmissive to the incident radiation beam, and at least one ultraviolet (UV) illumination source within the enclosure structure facing the scintillator. Embodiments include at least one machine vision camera within the enclosure structure located out of an incident ionizing-radiation beam path and including a camera body and lens having a projection of its optical axis oriented at an angle of incidence of 45±35 degrees to a surface of the scintillator.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Integrated Sensors, LLC, Ottawa Hills, OH (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
OSTI Identifier:
1771597
Patent Number(s):
10828513
Application Number:
16/811,471
Assignee:
Integrated Sensors, LLC (Ottawa Hills, OH)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
A - HUMAN NECESSITIES A61 - MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE A61N - ELECTROTHERAPY
G - PHYSICS G01 - MEASURING G01T - MEASUREMENT OF NUCLEAR OR X-RADIATION
DOE Contract Number:  
SC0013292; SC0019597
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 03/06/2020
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Friedman, Peter S. Ionizing-radiation beam monitoring system. United States: N. p., 2020. Web.
Friedman, Peter S. Ionizing-radiation beam monitoring system. United States.
Friedman, Peter S. Tue . "Ionizing-radiation beam monitoring system". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1771597.
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