27 September 2011 Efficiency and decay time measurement of phosphors for x-ray framing cameras usable in harsh radiation background
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Phosphors are key components of x-ray framing cameras. On implosion experiments at the National Ignition Facility, the x-ray framing cameras must operate in a harsh neutron induced ionizing radiation. One promising approach of neutron induced background reduction is separation of the neutron background with using difference of x-ray and neutron time-of- flight. To complete x-ray imaging before arrival of the neutron induced radiation to the detector, it is crucial to find a phosphor which has high efficiency and fast decay time. We tested various phosphor materials to optimize design of framing cameras for implosion experiments.
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N. Izumi, N. Izumi, J. Emig, J. Emig, J. Moody, J. Moody, C. Middleton, C. Middleton, J. Holder, J. Holder, K. Piston, K. Piston, V. Smalyuk, V. Smalyuk, C. Hagmann, C. Hagmann, J. Ayers, J. Ayers, J. Celeste, J. Celeste, C. Cerjan, C. Cerjan, B. Felker, B. Felker, C. Sorce, C. Sorce, K. Krauter, K. Krauter, S. Glenn, S. Glenn, J.-L. Bourgade, J.-L. Bourgade, J. D. Kilkenny, J. D. Kilkenny, D. K. Bradley, D. K. Bradley, P. M. Bell, P. M. Bell, } "Efficiency and decay time measurement of phosphors for x-ray framing cameras usable in harsh radiation background", Proc. SPIE 8142, Hard X-Ray, Gamma-Ray, and Neutron Detector Physics XIII, 81420I (27 September 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.893840; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.893840


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