EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 146, 2017ND 2016: International Conference on Nuclear Data for Science and Technology
|Number of page(s)||4|
|Section||Experimental Facilities, Equipment, Techniques and Methods|
|Published online||13 September 2017|
Measurement and simulation for a complementary imaging with the neutron and X-ray beams
1 Faculty of Engineering, Hokkaido University, Sapporo 060-8628, Japan
2 J-PARC Center, Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Ibaraki-ken 319-1195, Japan
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Published online: 13 September 2017
By using a composite source system, we measured radiographs of the thermal neutron and keV X-ray in the 45-MeV electron linear accelerator facility at Hokkaido University. The source system provides the alternative beam of neutron and X-ray by switching the production target onto the electron beam axis. In the measurement to demonstrate a complementary imaging, the detector based on a vacuum-tube type neutron color image intensifier was applied to the both beams for dual-purpose. On the other hand, for reducing background in a neutron transmission spectrum, test measurements using a gadolinium-type neutron grid were performed with a cold neutron source at Hokkaido University. In addition, the simulations of the neutron and X-ray transmissions for various substances were performed using the PHITS code. A data analysis procedure for estimating the substance of sample was investigated through the simulations.
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