Development of kfps Bright Flash Neutron Imaging for Rapid, Transient Processes
R. Zboray, Ch. Lani, A. Portanovadownload PDF
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.
Bright Flash Neutron Radiography, Time-Resolved Neutron Imaging, kfps, TRIGA Pulse
Published online 1/5/2020, 6 pages
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Citation: R. Zboray, Ch. Lani, A. Portanova, Development of kfps Bright Flash Neutron Imaging for Rapid, Transient Processes, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 15, pp 154-159, 2020
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