EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 225, 2020ANIMMA 2019 – Advancements in Nuclear Instrumentation Measurement Methods and their Applications
|Number of page(s)||3|
|Section||Nuclear Fuel Cycle|
|Published online||20 January 2020|
Perspective liquid scintillators for spectrometry of neutron and gamma radiation
2 Faculty of Chemistry, Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic
3 VF, Černá Hora, Czech Republic
4 Research Center Rez Ltd, Czech Republic
5 University of Defence, Brno, Czech Republic
Published online: 20 January 2020
This paper presents some results of the development of two new scintillation detectors usable for the detection and spectrometry of neutron and photon components of the mixed field. It is a series of liquid organic scintillators containing carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen and oxygen. Elements of individual scintillator designs are arranged in various chemical bonds defining physical and chemical properties of the scintillators. These scintillators have advantageous useful properties. They are non-hygroscopic, not poisonous and are not sensitive to contact with the outside atmosphere and can be stored in conventional laboratory containers.
Key words: scintillators / scintillation detectors / pulse shape discrimination / Figure of merit
© The Authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2020
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