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Hexagonal uniformly redundant arrays (HURAs) for scintillator based coded aperture neutron imaging

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Hexagonal uniformly redundant arrays (HURAs) for scintillator based coded aperture neutron imaging. / Gamage, Kelum; Zhou, Qi; Hayes, Sean.

2015. 1-4 Paper presented at IEEE Advancements in Nuclear Instrumentation Measurement Methods and their Applications (ANIMMA-2015), Lisbon, Portugal.

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Gamage, K, Zhou, Q & Hayes, S 2015, 'Hexagonal uniformly redundant arrays (HURAs) for scintillator based coded aperture neutron imaging', Paper presented at IEEE Advancements in Nuclear Instrumentation Measurement Methods and their Applications (ANIMMA-2015), Lisbon, Portugal, 20/04/15 - 24/04/15 pp. 1-4. https://doi.org/10.1109/ANIMMA.2015.7465288

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Gamage, K., Zhou, Q., & Hayes, S. (2015). Hexagonal uniformly redundant arrays (HURAs) for scintillator based coded aperture neutron imaging. 1-4. Paper presented at IEEE Advancements in Nuclear Instrumentation Measurement Methods and their Applications (ANIMMA-2015), Lisbon, Portugal. https://doi.org/10.1109/ANIMMA.2015.7465288

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Gamage K, Zhou Q, Hayes S. Hexagonal uniformly redundant arrays (HURAs) for scintillator based coded aperture neutron imaging. 2015. Paper presented at IEEE Advancements in Nuclear Instrumentation Measurement Methods and their Applications (ANIMMA-2015), Lisbon, Portugal. https://doi.org/10.1109/ANIMMA.2015.7465288

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Gamage, Kelum ; Zhou, Qi ; Hayes, Sean. / Hexagonal uniformly redundant arrays (HURAs) for scintillator based coded aperture neutron imaging. Paper presented at IEEE Advancements in Nuclear Instrumentation Measurement Methods and their Applications (ANIMMA-2015), Lisbon, Portugal.4 p.

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