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Title: Thermal neutron detection system

Abstract

According to the present invention, a system for measuring a thermal neutron emission from a neutron source, has a reflector/moderator proximate the neutron source that reflects and moderates neutrons from the neutron source. The reflector/moderator further directs thermal neutrons toward an unmoderated thermal neutron detector.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Richland, WA
  2. West Richland, WA
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
873323
Patent Number(s):
6134289
Assignee:
Battelle Memorial Institute (Richland, WA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
G - PHYSICS G01 - MEASURING G01T - MEASUREMENT OF NUCLEAR OR X-RADIATION
DOE Contract Number:  
AC06-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
thermal; neutron; detection; according; measuring; emission; source; reflector; moderator; proximate; reflects; moderates; neutrons; directs; unmoderated; detector; neutron detection; thermal neutron; neutron detector; neutron source; thermal neutrons; neutron emission; moderates neutrons; /376/250/

Citation Formats

Peurrung, Anthony J, and Stromswold, David C. Thermal neutron detection system. United States: N. p., 2000. Web.
Peurrung, Anthony J, & Stromswold, David C. Thermal neutron detection system. United States.
Peurrung, Anthony J, and Stromswold, David C. Sat . "Thermal neutron detection system". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/873323.
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year = {2000},
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Works referenced in this record:

Location of neutron sources using moderator-free directional thermal neutron detectors
journal, June 1997