Boron-Rich Semiconducting Boron Carbide Neutron Detector

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Harken, Andrew D.; Day, Ellen E.; Robertson, Brian W.; Adenwalla, Shireen
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
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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.