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A multicore compound glass optical fiber for neutron imaging
Author(s): Michael Moore; Xiaodong Zhang; Xian Feng; Gilberto Brambilla; Jason Hayward
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Paper Abstract

Optical fibers have been successfully utilized for point sensors targeting physical quantities (stress, strain, rotation, acceleration), chemical compounds (humidity, oil, nitrates, alcohols, DNA) or radiation fields (X-rays, β particles, γ-rays). Similarly, bundles of fibers have been extremely successful in imaging visible wavelengths for medical endoscopy and industrial boroscopy. This work presents the progress in the fabrication and experimental evaluation of multicore fiber as neutron scattering instrumentation designed to detect and image neutrons with micron level spatial resolution.

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Date Published: 23 April 2017
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 10323, 25th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, 1032399 (23 April 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2267529
Show Author Affiliations
Michael Moore, The Univ. of Tennessee (United States)
Xiaodong Zhang, The Univ. of Tennessee (United States)
Xian Feng, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)
Gilberto Brambilla, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)
Jason Hayward, The Univ. of Tennessee (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10323:
25th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors
Youngjoo Chung; Wei Jin; Byoungho Lee; John Canning; Kentaro Nakamura; Libo Yuan, Editor(s)

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