Recent development of position-sensitive neutron detectors employing wavelength-shifting cross-fiber

K. Sakai, T. Adachi, T. Oku, K. Ikeda, T. Morishima, H. M. Shimizu, M. Fusrusaka, T. Ino, S. Sato, Y. Kiyanagi, N. Sakamoto, T. Sakuma, J. Suzuki, K. Listtrell, C. K. Loong, R. Goyette

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Abstract

For evaluating neutron optical devices, we have designed and tested two-dimensional position-sensitive neutron detectors (PSND) which employ two wavelength-shifting fiber arrays optically coupled to a scintillator plate. Feasibility on applications of the PSND having a 50 × 50mm2 sensitive area and a pixel size of 0.4 × 0.4 mm2 has been tested at pulsed neutron sources. While, for realizing the large sensitive area, another PSND having a 128 × 128 mm2 sensitive area and a 0.5 × 0.5 mm2 pixel size with a dynode coding technique were developed and tested.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)e841-e844
JournalPhysica B: Condensed Matter
Volume350
Issue number1-3 SUPPL. 1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2004 Jul 15

Keywords

  • Dynode encoding
  • Position-sensitive neutron detector
  • WLS crossing-fiber

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    Sakai, K., Adachi, T., Oku, T., Ikeda, K., Morishima, T., Shimizu, H. M., Fusrusaka, M., Ino, T., Sato, S., Kiyanagi, Y., Sakamoto, N., Sakuma, T., Suzuki, J., Listtrell, K., Loong, C. K., & Goyette, R. (2004). Recent development of position-sensitive neutron detectors employing wavelength-shifting cross-fiber. Physica B: Condensed Matter, 350(1-3 SUPPL. 1), e841-e844. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physb.2004.03.218