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SHIELD DEVICES, SYSTEMS, AND METHODS FOR IMPROVED MEASUREMENTS AND DETECTION

United States Patent Application

20170248450
A1
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The present disclosure relates to a device having a first wall that includes a first opening having a first edge, and a first aperture through the first wall. The first edge may be positioned at least partially within a first plane, the first wall and the first plane may define a first space positioned within the first wall, and the first aperture may have a second edge with at least a portion of the second edge positioned outside of the first plane. The device may be utilized to shield one or more sensors from radiation, to insure measurements made by the one or more sensors more accurately represent the actual environmental conditions.
LUSTBADER, Jason A. (Boulder, CO), KREUTZER, Cory James (Arvada, CO)
15/ 442,367
February 24, 2017
CONTRACTUAL ORIGIN [0002] The United States Government has rights in this disclosure under Contract No. DE-AC36-08GO28308 between the United States Department of Energy and the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC, the Manager and Operator of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.