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Thermal neutron detection system

United States Patent

6,134,289
October 17, 2000
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According to the present invention, a system for measuring a thermal neutron emission from a neutron source, has a reflector/moderator proximate the neutron source that reflects and moderates neutrons from the neutron source. The reflector/moderator further directs thermal neutrons toward an unmoderated thermal neutron detector.
Peurrung; Anthony J. (Richland, WA), Stromswold; David C. (West Richland, WA)
Battelle Memorial Institute (Richland, WA)
09/ 071,647
May 1, 1998
This invention was made with Government support under Contract DE-AC06-76RLO 1830 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.