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Title: Fiber optic thermal/fast neutron and gamma ray scintillation detector

A system for detecting fissile and fissionable material originating external to the system includes: a .sup.6Li loaded glass fiber scintillator for detecting thermal neutrons, x-rays and gamma rays; a fast scintillator for detecting fast neutrons, x-rays and gamma rays, the fast scintillator conjoined with the glass fiber scintillator such that the fast scintillator moderates fast neutrons prior to their detection as thermal neutrons by the glass fiber scintillator; and a coincidence detection system for processing the time distributions of arriving signals from the scintillators.
Authors:
 [1] ;  [2]
  1. (Knoxville, TN)
  2. (Oak Ridge, TN)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
918906
Report Number(s):
7,288,771
US patent application 11/549,269
DOE Contract Number:
AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Patent
Research Org:
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English