Fiber scintillator/streak camera detector for burn history measurement in inertial confinement fusion experiment

Miyanaga, N.; Ohba, N.; Fujimoto, K.
January 1997
Review of Scientific Instruments;Jan1997, Vol. 68 Issue 1, p621
Academic Journal
Describes the design and construction of a plastic scintillation fibers-based neutron detector that is to be used to measure the burn history in an inertial confinement fusion experiment. Fiber scintillators/streak camera system; Configuration of the fiber scintillators; Sensitivity of the detector.


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