Precision measurements of linear scattering density using muon tomography

  title={Precision measurements of linear scattering density using muon tomography},
  author={Elin {\AA}str{\"o}m and Germano Bonomi and Irene Calliari and Piero Calvini and Paolo Checchia and Antonietta Donzella and Eros Faraci and Fredrik Forsberg and Franco Gonella and X. Hu and Joel Alexander Klinger and Lena Sundqvist {\"O}kvist and David Pagano and Andrea Rigoni and Emilio Ramous and Michele Urbani and S. Vanini and Aldo Zenoni and Gianni Zumerle},
  journal={Journal of Instrumentation},
  pages={P07010 - P07010}
We demonstrate that muon tomography can be used to precisely measure the properties of various materials. The materials which have been considered have been extracted from an experimental blast furnace, including carbon (coke) and iron oxides, for which measurements of the linear scattering density relative to the mass density have been performed with an absolute precision of 10%. We report the procedures that are used in order to obtain such precision, and a discussion is presented to address… 

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