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Enhanced multifunctional paint for detection of radiation

United States Patent

9,588,229
March 7, 2017
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An enhanced multifunctional paint apparatus, systems, and methods for detecting radiation on a surface include providing scintillation particles; providing an enhance neutron absorptive material; providing a binder; combining the scintillation particles, the enhance neutron absorptive material, and the binder creating a multifunctional paint; applying the multifunctional paint to the surface; and monitoring the surface for detecting radiation.
Farmer; Joseph C. (Tracy, CA), Moses; Edward Ira (Livermore, CA), Rubenchik; Alexander M. (Livermore, CA)
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (Livermore, CA)
14/ 659,848
20160274245
March 17, 2015
STATEMENT AS TO RIGHTS TO APPLICATIONS MADE UNDER FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT The United States Government has rights in this application pursuant to Contract No. DE-AC52-07NA27344 between the United States Department of Energy and Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC for the operation of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.