Boron-Rich Semiconducting Boron Carbide Neutron Detector

Publication Year:
2005
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Repository URL:
http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/physicsadenwalla/27
Author(s):
Harken, Andrew D.; Day, Ellen E.; Robertson, Brian W.; Adenwalla, Shireen
Tags:
semiconducting boron carbide; neutron detection; boron-rich semiconductor; Condensed Matter Physics; Engineering Physics; Materials Science and Engineering; Nanoscience and Nanotechnology; Physical Sciences and Mathematics; Physics
article description
Data on the neutron detection capabilities of a variety of boron carbide/Si heterojunction diodes is presented. The pulse height spectra are compared with previously measured conversion layer devices and the variations in shape and position of the peaks are discussed.