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Title: Stress reduction for pillar filled structures

According to one embodiment, an apparatus for detecting neutrons includes an array of pillars, wherein each of the pillars comprises a rounded cross sectional shape where the cross section is taken perpendicular to a longitudinal axis of the respective pillar, a cavity region between each of the pillars, and a neutron sensitive material located in each cavity region.
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1213453
Report Number(s):
9,121,947
13/742,298
DOE Contract Number:
AC52-07NA27344
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2013 Jan 15
Research Org:
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING