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High Spatial Resolution Radiation Detector with Nanosecond Timing Disclosure Number 201002479 Technology Summary The present invention provides improved spatial resolution (100 microns or less) for charge particle detection or cold neutron detection with extremely low sensitivity to other radiation such as x-rays or gamma rays, defining the time of the ev…

Collimating Adaptor for ORTEC High Purity Germanium Detective UT-B ID 201002500 This invention builds on the technology in the well-known ORTEC Detective family of hand-held radiation detecting devices, providing additional shielding from background radiation and repeatability of measurement geometry for improved measurement in the field. The device can be used to make accurate spectral measure…

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Nano Structural Anodes for Radiation Detectors Disclosure Number 201102566 Technology Summary The invention is directed towards the use of small diameter anodes such as carbon fibers, carbon nanotubes, and nanostructured Si wafers which are useful as anodes in radiation detection devices such as proportional radiation counters (PCs). Nano-sized anodes in …

Fluorescent Nanoparticles for Radiation Detection Researchers at ORNL invented a promising material for more efficient nanoscale scintillators, or radiation detectors. The new material, which can detect most kinds of radiation, consists of fluorescent nanoparticles embedded in a transparent matrix. The invention addresses needs in research, security, and industry for detectors with improved lig…

GNSTD Fact Sheet Point of Contact: Division Director: Alan S. Icenhour, Ph.D. Oak Ridge National Laboratory P.O. Box 2008, Oak Ridge, TN 37831-6315 Phone: 865-576-5315; FAX: 865-241-4412 E-mail: icenhouras@ornl.gov Global Nuclear Security Technology Division Mission: Research, development, and deployment of science and technology for nuclear nonproliferation, safeguards, threat reduction,…

Visual-SOLAR: Modeling and Visualization of Solar Radiation Potential on Individual Building Rooftops Visual-SOLAR: Modeling and Visualization of Solar Radiation Potential on Individual Building Rooftops Copyright Document Number CR13-00016 Copyright Summary The active application of photovoltaic for electricity generation could effectively transform neighborhoods an…

Improved Lithium-Loaded Liquid Scintillators for Neutron Detection A liquid scintillator with a substantially increased lithium weight was developed by ORNL researchers. Scintillators are widely used for the detection of neutron radiation emitted by radioactive sources. Conventional liquid scintillators are loaded with neutron absorbers. However, these scintillators generally have lower than opt…

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Lithiated Glass Scintillating-Particle Neutron Detector A unique neutron detector developed at ORNL features a matrix material that uses scintillating particles, suspended in glass, to detect neutron radiation. The technology enables a wide variety of non-neutron scintillators to be used for neutron detection, with properties tooled for the specific type of detection required. This detector holds…

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Superhydrophobic Thin Film Coatings Exploiting its expertise with thin films and superhydrophobic materials, ORNL has developed a simple, inexpensive way to apply and reliably bond superhydrophobic powder to various substrates, creating coatings that are both transparent and water repellant. Because of their many advantages and applications, numerous efforts have been made to develop superhydro…

Readout for Gas-Filled Shell-Based Neutron Detector Using Charge Sensitive Preamplifiers Readout for Gas-Filled Shell-Based Neutron Detector Using Charge Sensitive Preamplifiers Disclosure Number 200501534 Technology Summary Readout methods are described for shell-based neutron detector. The method is distinct from that of disclosure 1383, S-101,981, Det…

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