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New Perspectives for Neutron Imaging through Advanced Event-Mode Data Acquisition

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Dec 7, 2021, 2:05 PM
Talk Neutron Methods Neutron Methods


Dr Adrian Losko (Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Zentrum)


Recently developed event-driven detectors are capable of registering spots of light induced by neutron interactions in scintillator materials. Reconstructing the Center-of-Mass of the individual interactions, it is possible to significantly enhance spatial and temporal resolution of recorded radiographs. Utilizing this principle, we present a detector capable of Time-of-Flight imaging with an adjustable field-of-view, ad-hoc binning and re-binning of data based on the requirements of the experiment including the possibility of particle discrimination via the analysis of the event shape in space and time. It is considered that this novel concept might replace regular cameras in neutron imaging detectors as it provides superior detection capabilities compared to conventional frame-based camera systems.

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Dr Adrian Losko (Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Zentrum)


Dr Yiyong Han (Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Zentrum) Dr Burkhard Schillinger (Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Zentrum) Dr Aureliano Tartaglione (Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Zentrum) Dr Manuel Morgano (Paul Scherrer Institut) Dr Markus Strobl (Paul Scherrer Institut) Dr Jingming Long (Amsterdam Scientific Instruments) Dr Anton Tremsin (University of California) Dr Michael Schulz (Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Zentrum)

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