Selective activation with all-laser-driven Thomson γ-rays

  title={Selective activation with all-laser-driven Thomson γ-rays},
  author={J. A. Silano and Shaun D. Clarke and Sara A. Pozzi and Sunanda Banerjee and Daniel Haden and G Golovin and Shouyuan Chen and Isaac Ghebregziabher and Cheng Liu and Chad Petersen and Jun Zhang and Nathan Powers and Baozhen Zhao and Kevin John Brown and John Brean Mills and D Umstadter},
  journal={2013 IEEE International Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security (HST)},
A bright, narrow band MeV γ-ray source-ray source based on Thomson scattering using a laser-driven electron accelerator has been developed. We discuss the application of this source for selective activation in regions of high particle (neutron or gamma) production, with minimal absorption in intervening materials. 

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