High-pressure /sup 3/He gas scintillation neutron spectrometer

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A high-pressure, /sup 3/He-Xe gas scintillation spectrometer has been developed for neutron spectroscopy on D-D fusion plasmas. The spectrometer exhibits an energy resolution of (121 +- 20 keV) keV (FWHM) at 2.5 MeV and an efficiency of (1.9 +- 0.4) x 10/sup -3/ (n/cm/sup 2/)/sup -1/. The contribution to the resolution (FWHM) from counting statistics is only (22 +- 3 keV) and the remainder is due predominantly to the variation of light collection efficiency with location of neutron events within the active volume of the detector.

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Derzon, M.S.; Slaughter, D.R. & Prussin, S.G. October 1, 1985.

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A high-pressure, /sup 3/He-Xe gas scintillation spectrometer has been developed for neutron spectroscopy on D-D fusion plasmas. The spectrometer exhibits an energy resolution of (121 +- 20 keV) keV (FWHM) at 2.5 MeV and an efficiency of (1.9 +- 0.4) x 10/sup -3/ (n/cm/sup 2/)/sup -1/. The contribution to the resolution (FWHM) from counting statistics is only (22 +- 3 keV) and the remainder is due predominantly to the variation of light collection efficiency with location of neutron events within the active volume of the detector.

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NTIS, PC A02/MF A01; 1.

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  • IEEE nuclear science symposium, San Francisco, CA, USA, 23 Oct 1985

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  • Other: DE86002856
  • Report No.: UCRL-92719
  • Report No.: CONF-851009-18
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-48
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 6459245
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1204911

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Derzon, M.S.; Slaughter, D.R. & Prussin, S.G. High-pressure /sup 3/He gas scintillation neutron spectrometer, article, October 1, 1985; United States. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1204911/: accessed March 24, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.