A hand-held neutron detection sensor systems

In this paper, a hand-held neutron radiation sensor application is described. The sensor system utilizes a new class of boron-carbide diode that interacts with incoming neutrons. To interface with the boron-carbide diode an integrated front-end is designed in a 1.5/spl mu/m standard CMOS technology. With the diode and front-end microchip, a hand-held… CONTINUE READING