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9012863 Pixilated neutron detector  
Disclosed is a pixilated neutron detector including one or more pixel-cells defined by a plurality of perimeter walls, the pixel cells including a cathode and an anode, the cathode being at least...
9006672 Neutron detection  
A neutron detector includes a microchannel plate having a structure that defines a plurality of microchannels, and layers of materials disposed on walls of the microchannels. The layers include a...
9000391 Weld joint design for automatic welding of tubular detectors  
A detector includes an outer shell having a shell profile in which a welded portion of the shell profile extends as an annular flange in an outward direction relative to a center axis of the outer...
8993978 Method for assessing an alpha particle emission potential of A metallic material  
A method for assessing an alpha particle emission potential of a metallic material. A metallic material is initially subjected to a secular equilibrium disruption process, such as melting and/or...
8987031 Fabricating a small-scale radiation detector  
A method for a constructing radiation detector includes fabricating a multi-layer structure upon a wafer, the multi-layer structure comprising a plurality of metal layers, a plurality of...
8973257 Method of making a neutron detector  
Methods for building a neutron detector are disclosed, in which the neutron detector comprises at least two conductive cathode sheets lying parallel to one another and coated with neutron reactive...
8969823 Microchannel plate detector and methods for their fabrication  
A multi-component tunable resistive coating and methods of depositing the coating on the surfaces of a microchannel plate (MCP) detector. The resistive coating composed of a plurality of...
8941075 Boron-coated straw detectors with shaped straws  
A system for detecting fissile materials which utilizes boron coated straw detectors in which the straws have non-circular cross sections. Embodiments include straws having star shaped cross...
8921799 Tunable resistance coatings  
A method and article of manufacture of intermixed tunable resistance composite materials. A conducting material and an insulating material are deposited by such methods as ALD or CVD to construct...
8921800 Counterbalanced vacuum seal for neutron detectors  
An atomic particle detection assembly includes at least one detector that detects atomic particles. The atomic particle detection assembly includes a junction apparatus supporting the detector....
8912502 Ion chamber based neutron detectors  
A neutron detector with monolithically integrated readout circuitry, including: a bonded semiconductor die; an ion chamber formed in the bonded semiconductor die; a first electrode and a second...
8907293 Boron coated straw neutron detectors distributed in a moderator material  
The present invention includes an apparatus and method for neutron radiation detection. The apparatus comprises combining thin walled, boron-coated straw tubes with a plastic moderator material...
8901507 Radiation sensitive devices and systems for detection of radioactive materials and related methods  
Radiation sensitive devices include a substrate comprising a radiation sensitive material and a plurality of resonance elements coupled to the substrate. Each resonance element is configured to...
8860161 Neutron detection using GD-loaded oxide and nitride heterojunction diodes  
Solid state neutron detection utilizing gadolinium as a neutron absorber is described. The new class of narrow-gap neutron-absorbing semiconducting materials, including Gd-doped HfO2, Gd-doped...
8835864 Neutron detection  
A neutron detector includes a microchannel plate having a structure that defines a plurality of microchannels, and layers of materials disposed on walls of the microchannels. The layers include a...
8829460 Three-dimensional boron particle loaded thermal neutron detector  
Three-dimensional boron particle loaded thermal neutron detectors utilize neutron sensitive conversion materials in the form of nano-powders and micro-sized particles, as opposed to thin films,...
8831163 Method for measuring the neutron flux in the core of a nuclear reactor using a cobalt detector and associated device  
A method for measuring the neutron flux in the core of a nuclear reactor, the method including several steps recurrently performed at instants separated by a period, the method comprising at each...
8796634 High efficiency proportional neutron detector with solid liner internal structures  
A tube-style neutron detector, a panel-style neutron detector incorporating a plurality of tube-style neutron detectors, and a panel-style neutron detector including a plurality of anode wires are...
8791421 Boron-containing gas film fast-neutron detector  
The present invention provides a boron-containing gas film fast-neutron detector. The fast-neutron detector comprises a package piece having a hollow cavity; a plastic scintillator array provided...
8766206 Neutron detection based on energy spectrum characteristics  
A neutron detector includes a coincidence detector to detect coincidence events in which each coincidence event indicates proximity in time of a first signal and a second signal. The first signal...
8754377 Radiation detector system and method  
A radiation detector system/method implementing a corrected energy response detector is disclosed. The system incorporates charged (typically tungsten impregnated) injection molded plastic that...
8748833 Radiation detector system and method  
A radiation detector dosimeter system/method implementing a corrected energy response detector is disclosed. The system incorporates charged (typically tungsten impregnated) injection molded...
8748837 Non-intrusive method for detection of chemical elements  
A method for detecting the presence of a chemical element in an object by emission of neutrons onto the object, characterized in that the emission of neutrons onto the object is constituted,...
8735843 Compounds for neutron radiation detectors and systems thereof  
A material according to one embodiment exhibits an optical response signature for neutrons that is different than an optical response signature for gamma rays, said material exhibiting performance...
8738077 Mobile radio unit with a dosimeter-radiometer  
The mobile radio unit (phone, smartphone) comprises body 16 with an incorporated processor 1. The processor 1 is connected with memory 2, display 3, audible alarm aids 4, keyboard 5, power unit 6,...
8729487 Neutron detector and method of making  
A neutron detector comprises at least two conductive cathode sheets lying parallel to one another and coated with neutron reactive material on at least one side thereof; dielectric material...
8680477 Non-destructive inspection method and device  
A method of non-destructive inspection of a subject body including one or more elements comprises irradiating the subject body with a neutron ray along an axis line passing through a reference...
8658983 Fast neutron spectroscopy using neutron-induced charged particle reactions  
The invention provides a method of performing fast neutron detection or spectroscopy comprising selecting at least one isotope which exhibits fast neutron-induced charged particle reactions,...
8653470 Neutron energy spectrometer  
A neutron spectrometer is disclosed, which consists of a Helium-3 proportional counter connected by cable to signal and data processing circuits, and a series of moderator shells and moderator...
8642944 Downhole tools with solid-state neutron monitors  
A nuclear tool includes a tool housing; a neutron generator disposed in the tool housing; and a solid-state neutron monitor disposed proximate the neutron generator for monitoring the output of...
8642971 Neutron dosimeter  
The invention relates to a neutron dosimeter comprising a neutron moderator (12), a first radiation detector (14), which is situated in the neutron moderator (12) and is surrounded by a first...
8610080 Method for determining the spectral and spatial distribution of braking photons, and related device  
A method for determining the spectral and spatial distribution of a braking photon flow along at least one direction in space (x, y, z), characterized in that the method comprises measuring the...
8604441 Layered semiconductor neutron detectors  
Room temperature operating solid state hand held neutron detectors integrate one or more relatively thin layers of a high neutron interaction cross-section element or materials with semiconductor...
8592775 Radiation detector having a ribbed scintillator  
A system for efficient neutron detection is described. The system includes a neutron scintillator formed with a number of protruding parallel ribs each side of the scintillator, forming a first...
8581203 Radiation detecting device and method of operating  
A method of operating a radiation-detecting device includes charging a first charge storage region of a charge storage structure to place a first charge value at the first charge storage region,...
8569711 HE-3 tube array alignment mount  
An arrangement for detecting energy particle impingement includes a support frame and a multi-tube detector pack. Each pack includes multiple detector tubes. Each tube contains at least one...
8569710 Optimized detection of fission neutrons using boron coated straw detectors distributed in moderator material  
The present invention includes an apparatus and method for neutron radiation detection. The apparatus comprises combining thin walled, boron-coated straw tubes with a plastic moderator material...
8565364 Water based dispersions of boron or boron compounds for use in coating boron lined neutron detectors  
A method for providing a boron-lined neutron detector. The method includes providing a boron-containing material and providing water. The method includes mixing the boron-containing material into...
8558187 Neutron detection  
An embodiment of the present disclosure provides a method and apparatus for neutron detection. The method comprises receiving neutrons into a number of sensing layers of a plurality of diodes of a...
8558188 Method for manufacturing solid-state thermal neutron detectors with simultaneous high thermal neutron detection efficiency (>50%) and neutron to gamma discrimination (>1.0E4)  
Methods for manufacturing solid-state thermal neutron detectors with simultaneous high thermal neutron detection efficiency (>50%) and neutron to gamma discrimination (>104) are provided. A...
8541756 Systems and methods for generating X-rays and neutrons using a single linear accelerator  
Systems and methods for generating X-rays and neutrons using a single linear accelerator are disclosed. Such system and methods may interrogate an object at times with X-rays and at other times...
8519350 Gas-filled neutron detectors having improved detection efficiency  
Surfaces or surface portions incorporated into gas-filled neutron detectors are coated with and/or composed of at least partially, neutron reactive material. The surfaces may be flat or curved...
8507872 Neutron detection  
A neutron detector includes a microchannel plate having a structure that defines a plurality of microchannels, and layers of materials disposed on walls of the microchannels. The layers include a...
8492730 Neutron detectors comprising ultra-thin layers of boron powder  
High-efficiency neutron detector substrate assemblies comprising a first conductive substrate, wherein a first side of the substrate is in direct contact with a first layer of a powder material...
8461546 Compounds for neutron radiation detectors and systems thereof  
One embodiment includes a material exhibiting an optical response signature for neutrons that is different than an optical response signature for gamma rays, said material exhibiting performance...
8445860 Boron-10 compounds for neutron capture layer  
A neutron detector includes a shell bounding an interior volume. A portion of the neutron detector serves as a cathode. The detector includes a central structure located within the interior volume...
8445839 Self-calibrating, highly accurate, long-lived, dual rhodium vanadium emitter nuclear in-core detector  
The present invention provides a method and an apparatus for calibrating a first self-powered neutron detector for long term use in a nuclear reactor core with a second self-powered neutron...
8445859 Neutron detectors comprising boron powder  
High-efficiency neutron detector substrate assemblies comprising a first conductive substrate, wherein a first side of the substrate is in direct contact with a first layer of a powder material...
8445858 Neutron detection and collimation  
A device includes a neutron-sensitive composition. The composition includes, in weight percent, a non-zero amount of aluminum oxide (e.g., approximately 1% to approximately 3.5% aluminum oxide),...
8399850 Systems, methods, and apparatus for anode and cathode electrical separation in detectors  
Certain embodiments of the invention may include systems, methods, and apparatus for providing anode and cathode electrical separation in detectors. According to an example embodiment of the...

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