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Variety of neutron sensors based on scintillating glass waveguides
Author(s): Mary Bliss; Richard A. Craig
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Paper Abstract

Pacific Northwest Laboratory (PNL) has fabricated cerium-activated lithium silicate glass scintillating fiber waveguide neutron sensors via a hot-downdraw process. These fibers typically have a transmission length (e-1 length) of greater than 2 meters. The underlying physics of, the properties of, and selected devices incorporating these fibers are described. These fibers constitute an enabling technology for a wide variety of neutron sensors.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 April 1995
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2574, Pacific Northwest Fiber Optic Sensor Workshop, (20 April 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.207759
Show Author Affiliations
Mary Bliss, Pacific Northwest Lab. (United States)
Richard A. Craig, Pacific Northwest Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2574:
Pacific Northwest Fiber Optic Sensor Workshop
Eric Udd, Editor(s)

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