[ RadSafe ] Thermal Neutron Counting

Sandy Perle sandyfl at earthlink.net
Mon Apr 10 12:32:23 CDT 2006

On 10 Apr 2006 at 9:28, Mercado, Don wrote:

> A researcher here approached me this morning wanting to count thermal
> neutrons around a device for a month. He says that there can't be any
> power/electronics involved with the detector. I thought of activation
> foils and I'm working with our dosimetry company to see what they can do
> for us, but I thought I'd come to the well for advice.
> What would you suggest for counting thermal neutrons in this case? Any
> help would be greatly appreciated.

Are you looking for an actual dose from the thermal neutrons? If so, 
TLD is extremely sensitive to thermal neutrons.

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