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High-resolution scintillator-based neutron imaging detector
Author(s): Steven M. Ebstein; Charles C. Shortlidge
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Paper Abstract

We describe a new high-resolution neutron-imaging detector. A neutron scintillator is imaged onto a photon-counting 2D imaging detector, with most of the scintillation used for event discrimination in this patented detector. Detection time and location are recorded, so neutron energy (time-of-flight) is measured for accelerator-based sources. We are currently fabricating a 25cmx25cm detector with 512x512 pixels and 100 ns time resolution. Results are presented for scintillator characterization measurements and imaging characteristics measured at IPNS, where the detector will reside.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 December 2001
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 4508, Penetrating Radiation Systems and Applications III, (19 December 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.450780
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Steven M. Ebstein, Lexitek, Inc. (United States)
Charles C. Shortlidge, Cyborithm, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4508:
Penetrating Radiation Systems and Applications III
H. Bradford Barber; Hans Roehrig; F. Patrick Doty; Richard C. Schirato; Edward J. Morton, Editor(s)

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