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Neutron monitor for pulsed radiation fields

PTB-News 3.2016
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radiation protection

Semiconductor neutron monitor for pulsed radiation fields with a moderating sphere. The electronic unit can be easily miniaturized.

Pulsed radiation fields are used increasingly in novel medical accelerators and in fundamental research. Due to the high counting rate and detector saturation, radiation protection is confronted with new challenges. PTB's dosemeter is the first electronic radiation meter ensuring high metrological quality via high isotropy and low dead time for pulsed neutron fields. It consists of four silicon detector modules. Radiation discrimination is achieved by suitable selection of neutron-activatable or only poorly neutron-activatable substances. A US patent and an EP patent have been granted. (Technology Offer 0215)


improved neutron dosimetry

easily miniaturizable

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