International Tables for Crystallography (2006). Vol. C, ch. 7.3, pp. 644-652
doi: 10.1107/97809553602060000606

Chapter 7.3. Thermal neutron detection

Contents

  • 7.3. Thermal neutron detection  (pp. 644-652) | html | pdf | chapter contents |
    • 7.3.1. Introduction  (p. 644) | html | pdf |
    • 7.3.2. Neutron capture  (p. 644) | html | pdf |
    • 7.3.3. Neutron detection processes  (pp. 644-648) | html | pdf |
      • 7.3.3.1. Detection via gas converter and gas ionization: the gas detector  (pp. 644-645) | html | pdf |
      • 7.3.3.2. Detection via solid converter and gas ionization: the foil detector  (p. 645) | html | pdf |
      • 7.3.3.3. Detection via scintillation  (pp. 645-646) | html | pdf |
      • 7.3.3.4. Films  (pp. 646-648) | html | pdf |
    • 7.3.4. Electronic aspects of neutron detection  (pp. 648-649) | html | pdf |
      • 7.3.4.1. The electronic chain  (p. 648) | html | pdf |
      • 7.3.4.2. Controls and adjustments of the electronics  (pp. 648-649) | html | pdf |
    • 7.3.5. Typical detection systems  (pp. 649-650) | html | pdf |
      • 7.3.5.1. Single detectors  (p. 649) | html | pdf |
      • 7.3.5.2. Position-sensitive detectors  (pp. 649-650) | html | pdf |
      • 7.3.5.3. Banks of detectors  (p. 650) | html | pdf |
    • 7.3.6. Characteristics of detection systems  (p. 651) | html | pdf |
    • 7.3.7. Corrections to the intensity measurements depending on the detection system  (p. 652) | html | pdf |
      • 7.3.7.1. Single detector  (p. 652) | html | pdf |
      • 7.3.7.2. Banks of detectors  (p. 652) | html | pdf |
      • 7.3.7.3. Position-sensitive detectors  (p. 652) | html | pdf |
    • References | html | pdf |
    • Figures
      • Fig. 7.3.2.1. The capture cross sections for a number of nuclei used in neutron detection  (p. 644) | html | pdf |
      • Fig. 7.3.3.1. ( a ) Neutron capture by an 3 He atom and random-direction trajectory ( Ox ) of the secondary charged particles in the gas mixture  (p. 647) | html | pdf |
      • Fig. 7.3.3.2. Typical design of a 10 B-foil detector  (p. 647) | html | pdf |
      • Fig. 7.3.3.3. ( a ) Schematic representation of the neutron capture, secondary α , and triton ionization volumes, and scintillator light emission in a cerium-doped lithium silicate glass  (p. 647) | html | pdf |
      • Fig. 7.3.4.1. Electronic chain following ( a ) an 3 He gas detector and ( b ) a scintillation detector  (p. 648) | html | pdf |
      • Fig. 7.3.4.2. ( a ) Characteristic 10 BF 3 gas-detector analogue pulses seen on an oscilloscope  (p. 649) | html | pdf |
    • Tables
      • Table 7.3.2.1. Neutron capture reactions used in neutron detection  (p. 645) | html | pdf |
      • Table 7.3.3.1. Commonly used detection processes  (p. 646) | html | pdf |
      • Table 7.3.3.2. A few examples of gas-detector characteristics  (p. 646) | html | pdf |
      • Table 7.3.5.1. Characteristics of some PSDs  (p. 651) | html | pdf |