5 September 2014 Investigation of a Lithium Indium Diselenide detector for neutron transmission imaging
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The development of a thermal neutron imaging sensor constructed with semiconducting lithium indium diselenide is presented. Both a computational and experimental investigation were conducted. In the computational investigation, it is shown that the imaging potential of Lithium Indium Diselenid (LISe) is excellent, even when using a large pixel pitch through the use of super sampling. In the experimental investigation, it was found that a single pixel LISe detector using detector super sampling shows a spatial variation in the count rate, which is a clear sign of imaging capability. However, a good image was not obtained in the first experiment and may be caused by a variety of experimental conditions. Finally, a search is still underway to find a suitable contact metal with good mechanical adhesion for wedge bonding.
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Eric Lukosi, Eric Lukosi, Elan Herrera, Elan Herrera, Ashley C. Stowe, Ashley C. Stowe, Robert Milburn, Robert Milburn, Dylan Richardson, Dylan Richardson, Brenden Wiggins, Brenden Wiggins, Arnold Burger, Arnold Burger, Ondrej Chvala, Ondrej Chvala, Louis Santodonato, Louis Santodonato, Hassina Bilheux, Hassina Bilheux, "Investigation of a Lithium Indium Diselenide detector for neutron transmission imaging", Proc. SPIE 9213, Hard X-Ray, Gamma-Ray, and Neutron Detector Physics XVI, 92130D (5 September 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2063039; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2063039


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