TITLE

Calibration of neutron-yield diagnostics in attenuating and scattering environments

AUTHOR(S)
Hahn, K. D.; Ruiz, C. L.; Cooper, G. W.; Nelson, A. J.; Chandler, G. A.; Leeper, R. J.; McWatters, B. R.; Smelser, R. M.; Torres, J. A.
PUB. DATE
October 2012
SOURCE
Review of Scientific Instruments;Oct2012, Vol. 83 Issue 10, p10D914
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
We have performed absolute calibrations of a fusion-neutron-yield copper-activation diagnostic in environments that significantly attenuate and scatter neutrons. We have measured attenuation and scattering effects and have compared the measurements to Monte Carlo simulations using the Monte Carlo N-Particle code. We find that measurements and simulations are consistent within 10%.
ACCESSION #
82964845

 

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