Modélisation d’un détecteur CLYC pour la détection de rayons gamma

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Modélisation d’un détecteur CLYC pour la détection de rayons gamma. / Almeida Albuquerque, Antonio.

ISIB - Institut Supérieur Industriel de Bruxelles, 2016. 59 p.

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Almeida Albuquerque, A 2016, 'Modélisation d’un détecteur CLYC pour la détection de rayons gamma', Master of Science, HE2B - ISIB - Institut Superieur industriel de Bruxelles.

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Almeida Albuquerque A. Modélisation d’un détecteur CLYC pour la détection de rayons gamma. ISIB - Institut Supérieur Industriel de Bruxelles, 2016. 59 p.

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Almeida Albuquerque, Antonio. / Modélisation d’un détecteur CLYC pour la détection de rayons gamma. ISIB - Institut Supérieur Industriel de Bruxelles, 2016. 59 p.

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title = "Mod{\'e}lisation d{\textquoteright}un d{\'e}tecteur CLYC pour la d{\'e}tection de rayons gamma",
abstract = "Cs2LiYCl6 (CLYC) is a new scintillator suitable for dual gamma-neutron detection. The crystal contains 6Li and 35Cl, thus thermal neutrons are detected through 6Li(n,α)t reaction and fast neutrons through 35Cl(n,p)35S reaction. In this work, a Monte-Carlo model of a 1x1 inch crystal was developed and validated with experimental data as part of a research group interested in possible future applications in safeguards and medical radiation protection at SCK-CEN. Measurements confirmed the good resolution of the CLYC with ~5% at 662 keV. MCNP6 was employed to model the measurements performed with the detector. A least square minimization implemented in a ROOT environment was used to calculate the response function (energy calibration and resolution function) of the detector comparing the measured and the simulated responses.",
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AU - Almeida Albuquerque, Antonio

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N2 - Cs2LiYCl6 (CLYC) is a new scintillator suitable for dual gamma-neutron detection. The crystal contains 6Li and 35Cl, thus thermal neutrons are detected through 6Li(n,α)t reaction and fast neutrons through 35Cl(n,p)35S reaction. In this work, a Monte-Carlo model of a 1x1 inch crystal was developed and validated with experimental data as part of a research group interested in possible future applications in safeguards and medical radiation protection at SCK-CEN. Measurements confirmed the good resolution of the CLYC with ~5% at 662 keV. MCNP6 was employed to model the measurements performed with the detector. A least square minimization implemented in a ROOT environment was used to calculate the response function (energy calibration and resolution function) of the detector comparing the measured and the simulated responses.

AB - Cs2LiYCl6 (CLYC) is a new scintillator suitable for dual gamma-neutron detection. The crystal contains 6Li and 35Cl, thus thermal neutrons are detected through 6Li(n,α)t reaction and fast neutrons through 35Cl(n,p)35S reaction. In this work, a Monte-Carlo model of a 1x1 inch crystal was developed and validated with experimental data as part of a research group interested in possible future applications in safeguards and medical radiation protection at SCK-CEN. Measurements confirmed the good resolution of the CLYC with ~5% at 662 keV. MCNP6 was employed to model the measurements performed with the detector. A least square minimization implemented in a ROOT environment was used to calculate the response function (energy calibration and resolution function) of the detector comparing the measured and the simulated responses.

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PB - ISIB - Institut Supérieur Industriel de Bruxelles

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