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Neutron detection

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Neutron detection is the effective detection of neutrons entering a well-positioned detector. [1]

36 relations: Aaron Novick, Bonner sphere, Boron trifluoride, Bubble fusion, Chaudhry Abdul Majeed, Chicago Pile-1, Combustion Engineering, European Muon Collaboration, Fusion power, Gamma-ray spectrometer, Helium and Lead Observatory, Helium-3, Index of physics articles (N), Large-area neutron detector, List of sensors, Lunar Polar Hydrogen Mapper, Measuring instrument, Modular Neutron Array, Nancy Farley Wood, Neptunium, Neutron microscope, Neutron probe, Neutron temperature, Nuclear density gauge, Nuclear engineering, Nv (neutron flux), Open-pool Australian lightwater reactor, Particle detector, Period 5 element, Phosphor, Polywell, Rhodium, Scintillator, Spallation Neutron Source, Trinity (nuclear test), UF Training Reactor.

Aaron Novick

Aaron Novick (June 24, 1919 – December 21, 2000) is considered one of the founders of molecular biology.

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Bonner sphere

A Bonner sphere is a device used to determine the energy spectrum of a neutron beam.

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Boron trifluoride

Boron trifluoride is the inorganic compound with the formula BF3.

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Bubble fusion

Bubble fusion is the non-technical name for a nuclear fusion reaction to occur inside extraordinarily large collapsing gas bubbles created in a liquid during acoustic cavitation.

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Chaudhry Abdul Majeed

Chaudhry Abdul Majeed (born:1937; Urdu: چودہری عبد لمجيد) is a Pakistani nuclear chemist and a nuclear weapon and reactor expert.

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Chicago Pile-1

Chicago Pile-1 (CP-1) was the world's first nuclear reactor.

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Combustion Engineering

Combustion Engineering (C-E) was a multi-national American-based engineering firm and a leader in the development of both fossil and nuclear steam supply power systems in the United States with approximately 42,000 employees worldwide.

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European Muon Collaboration

The European Muon Collaboration (EMC) was formed in 1973 to study the interactions of high energy muons at CERN.

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Fusion power

Fusion power is a form of power generation in which energy is generated by using fusion reactions to produce heat for electricity generation.

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Gamma-ray spectrometer

A gamma-ray spectrometer (GRS) is an instrument for measuring the distribution (or spectrum—see figure) of the intensity of gamma radiation versus the energy of each photon.

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Helium and Lead Observatory

The Helium And Lead Observatory (HALO) is a neutrino detector at SNOLab for the Supernova Early Warning System (SNEWS).

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Helium-3 (He-3, also written as 3He, see also helion) is a light, non-radioactive isotope of helium with two protons and one neutron (common helium having two protons and two neutrons).

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Index of physics articles (N)

The index of physics articles is split into multiple pages due to its size.

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Large-area neutron detector

The large-area neutron detector, also known as LAND, is the name of a detector of neutrons installed at GSI (Institute for Heavy Ion Research) in Arheilgen, close to the city of Darmstadt, Germany.

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List of sensors

This is a list of sensors sorted by sensor type.

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Lunar Polar Hydrogen Mapper

Lunar Polar Hydrogen Mapper, or LunaH-Map, is one of 13 CubeSats planned to be launched with Exploration Mission 1 in 2019.

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Measuring instrument

A measuring instrument is a device for measuring a physical quantity.

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Modular Neutron Array

The Modular Neutron Array (MoNA) is a large-area, high efficiency neutron detector that is used in basic research of rare isotopes at Michigan State University's National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory (NSCL), a nuclear physics research facility.

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Nancy Farley Wood

Nancy Farley "Nan" Wood (12 July 1903 – 19 March 2003) was a member of the Manhattan Project and a business owner who designed, developed and manufactured her own line of ionizing radiation detectors.

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Neptunium is a chemical element with symbol Np and atomic number 93.

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Neutron microscope

Neutron microscopes use neutrons to create images by nuclear fission of lithium-6 using small-angle neutron scattering.

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Neutron probe

A neutron probe is a device used to measure the quantity of water present in soil.

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Neutron temperature

The neutron detection temperature, also called the neutron energy, indicates a free neutron's kinetic energy, usually given in electron volts.

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Nuclear density gauge

A nuclear density gauge is a tool used in civil construction and the petroleum industry, as well as for mining and archaeology purposes.

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Nuclear engineering

Nuclear engineering is the branch of engineering concerned with the application of breaking down atomic nuclei (fission) or of combining atomic nuclei (fusion), or with the application of other sub-atomic processes based on the principles of nuclear physics.

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Nv (neutron flux)

The symbol nv is commonly used to designate a flux of thermal neutrons equal to one thermal neutron per square centimeter per second.

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Open-pool Australian lightwater reactor

The Open-pool Australian lightwater reactor (OPAL) is a 20 megawatt (MW) pool-type nuclear research reactor.

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Particle detector

In experimental and applied particle physics, nuclear physics, and nuclear engineering, a particle detector, also known as a radiation detector, is a device used to detect, track, and/or identify ionizing particles, such as those produced by nuclear decay, cosmic radiation, or reactions in a particle accelerator.

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Period 5 element

A period 5 element is one of the chemical elements in the fifth row (or period) of the periodic table of the elements.

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A phosphor, most generally, is a substance that exhibits the phenomenon of luminescence.

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The polywell is a type of nuclear fusion reactor that uses an electric field to heat ions to fusion conditions.

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Rhodium is a chemical element with symbol Rh and atomic number 45.

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A scintillator is a material that exhibits scintillation—the property of luminescence, when excited by ionizing radiation.

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Spallation Neutron Source

The Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) is an accelerator-based neutron source facility that provides the most intense pulsed neutron beams in the world for scientific research and industrial development.

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Trinity (nuclear test)

Trinity was the code name of the first detonation of a nuclear weapon.

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UF Training Reactor

The University of Florida Training Reactor (UFTR), commissioned in 1959, is a 100 kW modified Argonaut-type reactor at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida.

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