IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Stand-off detection of special nuclear materials using neutron imaging methods

2008 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging conference (2008 NSS/MIC)

Author(s): Peter E. Vanier ; Istvan Dioszegi ; Cynthia Salwen ; Vinita Ghosh ; Leon Forman
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 October 2008
Conference Location: Dresden, Germany, Germany
Conference Date: 19 October 2008
Page(s): 681 - 685
ISBN (CD): 978-1-4244-2715-4
ISBN (Paper): 978-1-4244-2714-7
ISSN (Paper): 1095-7863
DOI: 10.1109/NSSMIC.2008.4775223
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Neutrons can travel considerable distances through the air, and can be used for stand-off detection of special nuclear materials. Plutonium emits neutrons by spontaneous fission, while uranium can... View More

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