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Method and apparatus for the detection of neutrons and gamma rays

United States Patent

6,953,937
October 11, 2005
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A pulse discrimination method for discriminating between pulses having a short decay period and a long decay period, may comprise: Detecting the pulse; integrating a rise portion of the pulse; integrating a decay portion of the pulse; and comparing the integrated rise portion of the pulse with the integrated decay portion of the pulse to distinguish between a pulse having a long decay period and a pulse having a short decay period.
Reber; Edward L. (Idaho Falls, ID), Aryaeinejad; Rahmat (Idaho Falls, ID), Spencer; David F. (Idaho Falls, ID)
Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC (Idaho Falls, ID)
10/ 607,735
20040262530
June 26, 2003
CONTRACTUAL ORIGIN OF THE INVENTION The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. DE-AC07-99ID13727 between the U.S. Department of Energy and Bechtel BWXT Idaho, LLC.