Neutron detection alternatives to 3He for national security applications

@article{Kouzes2010NeutronDA,
  title={Neutron detection alternatives to 3He for national security applications},
  author={R. Kouzes and J. Ely and L. Erikson and W. Kernan and A. Lintereur and E. Siciliano and D. Stephens and D. Stromswold and R. V. Ginhoven and M. L. Woodring},
  journal={Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research Section A-accelerators Spectrometers Detectors and Associated Equipment},
  year={2010},
  volume={623},
  pages={1035-1045}
}
  • R. Kouzes, J. Ely, +7 authors M. L. Woodring
  • Published 2010
  • Physics
  • Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research Section A-accelerators Spectrometers Detectors and Associated Equipment
One of the main uses for 3He is in gas proportional counters for neutron detection. Large radiation detection systems deployed for homeland security and proliferation detection applications use such systems. Due to the large increase in use of 3He for homeland security and basic research, the supply has dwindled, and can no longer meet the demand. This has led to the search for an alternative technology to replace the use of 3He-based neutron detectors. In this paper, we review the testing of… Expand
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