Development of kfps Bright Glash Neutron Imaging for Rapid, Transient Processes

Development of kfps Bright Glash Neutron Imaging for Rapid, Transient Processes

R. Zboray, Ch. Lani, A. Portanova

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Abstract. High-speed neutron radiography is limited by the available flux even on the strongest spallation sources. Therefore, capturing rapid, transient processes by neutron imaging remains difficult. TRIGA reactors have the capability due to their special fuel composition to produce extremely bright neutron pulses for a short duration. This opens the possibility to image short, very rapid transient processes at very high rates. We have developed bright flash thermal neutron radiography at the beam line of the 1 MW Penn State Breazeale research reactor and demonstrated imaging rates up to 4 kfps. Here we discuss and analyze some aspects of the technique.

Keywords
Bright Flash Neutron Radiography, Time-Resolved Neutron Imaging, kfps, TRIGA Pulse

Published online 1/5/2020, 6 pages
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Published under license by Materials Research Forum LLC., Millersville PA, USA

Citation: R. Zboray, Ch. Lani, A. Portanova, Development of kfps Bright Glash Neutron Imaging for Rapid, Transient Processes, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 15, pp 154-159, 2020

DOI: https://doi.org/10.21741/9781644900574-24

The article was published as article 24 of the book Neutron Radiography

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