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Neutron detection at the extremes of sensitivity in the cosmic environment.

Benson, Chris and Joyce, Malcolm J. and O'Connell, Barry and Silvie, Jon (2000) Neutron detection at the extremes of sensitivity in the cosmic environment. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, 47 (6 Part). pp. 2417-2422. ISSN 0018-9499

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    Abstract

    This paper compares and contrasts the use of MOSFET dosimeters and extended rem counters for neutron detection in cosmic radiation fields. These technologies have been exposed to a reference field and data are presented that demonstrate the contrasting sensitivities of these approaches. The MOSFETs are observed to be insensitive to dose levels associated with cosmic fields whilst the extended rem counters give a good response, demonstrating that copper has potential as a replacement for lead in these systems.

    Item Type: Article
    Journal or Publication Title: IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science
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    Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
    Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Engineering
    ID Code: 20286
    Deposited By: ep_ss_importer
    Deposited On: 23 Dec 2008 09:50
    Refereed?: No
    Published?: Published
    Last Modified: 24 Jan 2014 05:15
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    URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/20286

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