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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 …

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…

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…

Inexpensivepassive Inexpensive, passive gamma-ray sensor Overview The RADTELL II gamma-ray sensor is a small, inexpensive, virtually passive hardware system designed for individual-item monitoring of radioactive materials. The system provides a method for maintaining 24-hour surveillance of stored radioactive items and recording any gamma-ray change. The system can be retrofitted into existing…

Inexpensivegamma-Raydetector Inexpensive Gamma-ray Detector Overview The RADSiP II gamma-ray sensor is a small, inexpensive, virtually passive hardware system designed for individual-item monitoring of radioactive materials. The system provides a method for maintaining 24-hour surveillance of stored radioactive items and recording any gamma-ray change. The system can be retrofitted into existing…

Method and apparatus for providing pulse pile-up correction in charge quantizing radiation detection systems Description BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION This invention relates generally to radiation detection devices and methods and more specifically to methods and apparatus for correcting pulse pile-up in charge quantizing radiation detection systems. Radiation detection systems that …

SCR Group Fact Sheet R1 The Sensors and Controls Research (SCR) Group conceives, designs, develops, tests, and deploys prototypic sensors and systems for applications that advance science, improve energy efficiency, or enhance national security. Specializing in harsh environment sensors (Figure 1), sensor systems integration, and solving multidisciplinary measurement problems, SST has a long hist…

STACK SAMPLING APPARATUS Description FIELD [0002] The present disclosure relates generally to devices and methods for collecting samples of materials for identification and/or analysis, and, more particularly, to remote sampling systems and methods. BACKGROUND [0003] Structures that have been, or may have been, exposed to contaminated materials must be inspected and analyzed to determine the exte…

Method and apparatus for providing pulse pile-up correction in charge quantizing radiation detection systems 0 0 ,--I 0 co I 0 L_ I O_ -,-I METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROVIDING PULSE PILE-UP CORRECTION _ IN CHARGE QUANTIZING RADIATION DETECTION SYSTEMS _C t) < Inventors" Charles L. Britton, Jr. 1425 Ramsey Street Alcoa, Tennessee 37701 Blount CountyO_ _ Citizen of U.S.A. I _ [90…

Two-dimensional position sensitive radiation detectors Description BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION The present invention relates generally to radiation detectors employing scintillation or wave length shifting optical fiber arrays arranged in a two-dimensional X-Y plane for providing signals indicative of the locations of nuclear reactions occurring in the X-Y plane. More particularly, the…

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