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Title: Portal radiation monitor

Abstract

A portal radiation monitor combines 0.1% FAR with high sensitivity to special nuclear material. The monitor utilizes pulse shape discrimination, dynamic compression of the photomultiplier output and scintillators sized to maintain efficiency over the entire portal area.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. (Albuquerque, NM)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
AT & T CORP
OSTI Identifier:
865397
Patent Number(s):
4509042
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC) SNL
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-76DP00789
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
portal; radiation; monitor; combines; sensitivity; special; nuclear; material; utilizes; pulse; shape; discrimination; dynamic; compression; photomultiplier; output; scintillators; sized; maintain; efficiency; entire; pulse shape; nuclear material; radiation monitor; special nuclear; monitor utilizes; multiplier output; portal radiation; /340/250/

Citation Formats

Kruse, Lyle W. Portal radiation monitor. United States: N. p., 1985. Web.
Kruse, Lyle W. Portal radiation monitor. United States.
Kruse, Lyle W. Tue . "Portal radiation monitor". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/865397.
@article{osti_865397,
title = {Portal radiation monitor},
author = {Kruse, Lyle W.},
abstractNote = {A portal radiation monitor combines 0.1% FAR with high sensitivity to special nuclear material. The monitor utilizes pulse shape discrimination, dynamic compression of the photomultiplier output and scintillators sized to maintain efficiency over the entire portal area.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1985},
month = {1}
}

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