CASCADE - a multi-layer Boron-10 neutron detection system

  title={CASCADE - a multi-layer Boron-10 neutron detection system},
  author={Markus K{\"o}hli and Martin Klein and Fabian Allmendinger and A. Perrevoort and T. Schr{\"o}der and Nicholas C. Martin and Christian J. Schmidt and Ulrich Schmidt},
  journal={Journal of Physics: Conference Series},
The globally increased demand for helium-3 along with the limited availability of this gas calls for the development of alternative technologies for the large ESS instrumentation pool. We report on the CASCADE Project - a novel detection system, which has been developed for the purposes of neutron spin echo spectroscopy. It features 2D spatially resolved detection of thermal neutrons at high rates. The CASCADE detector is composed of a stack of solid 10B coated Gas Electron Multiplier foils… 

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