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New Methods for Measurement of Neutron Detector Efficiency up to 20 MeV

Published

Author(s)

Fred B. Bateman, Allan D. Carlson, N. A. Kornilov, S M. Grimes, T N. Massey, C E. Brient, D E. Carter, J E. O'Donnell, R. C. Haight, N Boukharouba

Abstract

A new approach to neutron detector effciency has been taken. A neutron detector has been calibrated with a Cf-252 source at low energy. The calibration was extended to higher neutron energies by use of symetric reactions such as A + A ! (2A - 1) + n:
Citation
Nuclear Data Sheets
Volume
119

Keywords

fission chamber, neutron detector efficiency, symmetric reactions
Created December 1, 2014, Updated February 19, 2017