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Imaging of Fast Neutrons and Gamma Rays from 252Cf in a Heavily Shielded Environment

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Imaging of Fast Neutrons and Gamma Rays from 252Cf in a Heavily Shielded Environment. / Beaumont, Jonathan S.; Shippen, B. Alan; Mellor, Matthew P.; Joyce, Malcolm J.

In: Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, Vol. 847, 01.03.2017, p. 77-85.

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Beaumont, JS, Shippen, BA, Mellor, MP & Joyce, MJ 2017, 'Imaging of Fast Neutrons and Gamma Rays from 252Cf in a Heavily Shielded Environment', Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, vol. 847, pp. 77-85. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nima.2016.11.043

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Beaumont, J. S., Shippen, B. A., Mellor, M. P., & Joyce, M. J. (2017). Imaging of Fast Neutrons and Gamma Rays from 252Cf in a Heavily Shielded Environment. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, 847, 77-85. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nima.2016.11.043

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Beaumont JS, Shippen BA, Mellor MP, Joyce MJ. Imaging of Fast Neutrons and Gamma Rays from 252Cf in a Heavily Shielded Environment. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment. 2017 Mar 1;847:77-85. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nima.2016.11.043

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Beaumont, Jonathan S. ; Shippen, B. Alan ; Mellor, Matthew P. ; Joyce, Malcolm J. / Imaging of Fast Neutrons and Gamma Rays from 252Cf in a Heavily Shielded Environment. In: Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment. 2017 ; Vol. 847. pp. 77-85.

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abstract = "A 75 MBq 252Cf neutron source stored inside a steel water tank was characterised using a compact fast-neutron and gamma-ray imaging system based on a passive slot modulation imaging technique. Radiation fields were imaged from a variety of positions with the source in the stored position (located in the center of the water tank: high shielding) and in the exposed position (located at the edge of the water tank: low shielding). It was possible to locate the 252Cf source in each image and gain additional information of the neutron and gamma-ray fields in the local environment including scatter contributions from the steel shield, floor and walls in proximity to the source. A long exposure image of the stored source, taken over thirty days, identified the location of the radiation source from the low dose ( < 1 μ Sv / h ) field penetrating through 46 cm of water in the storage tank.",
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