Nuclear instrumentation and measurement: a review based on the ANIMMA conferences

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  • Michel Giot
  • Ludo Vermeeren
  • Abdallah Lyoussi
  • Christelle Reynard-Carette
  • Christian Lhuillier
  • Patrice Mégret
  • Frank Deconinck
  • Bruno Soares Gonçalves

Institutes & Expert groups

  • UCL - Université catholique de Louvain
  • Aix-Marseille Université
  • CEA Saclay - Commissariat à l'énergie atomique
  • IST - Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa
  • UMons - University of Mons-Hainaut
  • VUB - Vrije Universiteit Brussel

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The ANIMMA conferences offer a unique opportunity to discover research carried out in all fields of nuclear measurements and instrumentation with applications extending from fundamental physics to fission and fusion reactors, medical imaging, environmental protection and homeland security. After four successful editions of the Conference, it was decided to prepare a review based to a large extent but not exclusively on the papers presented during the first four editions of the conference. This review is organized according to the measurement methodologies: neutronic, photonic, thermal, acoustic and optical measurements, as well as medical imaging and specific challenges linked to data acquisition and electronic hardening. The paper describes the main challenges justifying research in these different areas, and summarizes the recent progress reported. It offers researchers and engineers a way to quickly and efficiently access knowledge in highly specialized areas.


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-49
Number of pages49
JournalEPJ N - Nuclear Sciences and Technologies
Issue number33
Publication statusPublished - 18 Dec 2017


  • nuclear instrumentation, neutron detectors, gamma detectors, temperature sensors, acoustic sensors, optical measurements, medical imaging, radiation-hard electronics

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